Episode 20 - Mental Health With Phil Longwell


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To mark Mental Health Week in the UK, in this episode Christian interviews Phil Longwell, a teacher, teacher trainer and mental health advocate. They discuss Phil's personal experiences with mental health issues, what ELT employers can do to help their employees, and what teachers can do to manage their own well being. Phil's blog: https://teacherphili.com/ IATEFL Q&A on Phil Longwell’s Webinar on Mental Health in ELT: https://www.iatefl.org/news-views/q%26-phil-longwell%E2%80%99s-webinar-mental-health-elt Screencast Recording from Phil Longwell on Improving the Mental Health of English Language Teachers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijFMplEgKWs Blog from Phil Longwell on Covid-19 Mental Health and Wellbeing: https://teacherphili.com/2020/03/21/covid-19-mental-health-and-wellbeing/ Mental Health First Aid Training Courses e.g.: https://www.sja.org.uk/courses/workplace-mental-health-first-aid/ Free courses: Understand the Physiological impact of lockdown on our Wellbeing and Mental Health on Maudsley Learning and Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust’s course (the UK's premier mental health training organisation): https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/psychological-impact-of-covid-19 Help Young People Manage Low Mood and Depression with the University of Reading: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/low-mood-during-covid-19 Manage Mental Health and Stress on Coventry University's course: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/managing-mental-health

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