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World Mental Health Day

Last week students celebrated World Mental Health Day at Young People’s Academy. Staff and Students wore yellow to raise awareness for Young Minds, a charity that works to improve the emotional health and well-being of children and young people in the UK.

During the school day the students also had the opportunity to join in with the World Mental Health Photo Booth,  they also got involved in form activities and a whole school assembly highlighting that mental health is just as important as physical health and things that the students can do to support their mental health.

Written by Lauren Duncan
Photography by student; Martin Murphy

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