Castleisland Community College received its second Amber Flag for its promotion of positive mental health.
The Ambassador Schools Programme provides a framework for schools to integrate mental health activities into the school plan.
Various school events took place throughout the year to achieve this flag.
The guidance counsellor, Juanita Lovett, co-ordinates the mental health programme in the school.
OK to Ask for Help
Activities undertaken in the school include: Wellbeing Week; Internet Safety Day; Transition Year Mentoring Programme with first years; Cappanalea Outdoor Education and Training and the Daisy Room.
The school promotes the positive mental health message: It’s OK not to feel OK and it’s absolutely OK to ask for help.
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