Bullying and mental health: guidance for teachers and other professionals. SEN and disability: developing effective anti-bullying practice

This guidance gives a unique insight and is intended to help teachers and other professionals understand the issues around bullying and mental health for children and young people.

It is written to apply to schools but could also apply to other settings for children and young people. It draws on evidence from both the research literature and evidence derived from consultation with children and young people who have mental health issues and experiences of bullying. It outlines the specific issues that schools, teachers and other professionals should be aware of where mental health and bullying are concerned and also outlines actions that teachers and other professionals should take to prevent and respond to bullying of children and young people with mental health issues.