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Local high school celebrates World Mental Health Day

Students involved with raising awareness

A local secondary school is encouraging its students to become more aware of their mental health.

St Ninian’s High School has been running a variety of mental-wellness activities, including a 'Tea and Talk' session, community jigsaws, 'knit and natter' and group talks from a local mental health charity, Reach IOM.

The events are designed to help pupils feel more comfortable talking openly about their mental well-being, whilst raising awareness of the issue.

Founder of Reach IOM, Adam Hudgeon, spoke to Tia Welsh about the story behind the charity:

These pupils shared their views on the activities:

Headteacher of St Ninian's, Chris Coole, says he's pleased with how the day has gone:

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