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School staff talk openly about their mental health problems amid claims that one in three teachers will experience such issues during their career. Learn more in this personal-wellbeing video for primary and secondary.
Talking about how their depression forced them to leave their respective posts of deputy headteacher and headteacher are Chris Danes and former president of the NUT John Illingworth. And primary school teacher Carole Dimmock discusses why she was admitted to a mental-health unit, in this whole-school video.
St Philip's Special school in Surrey employs a therapeutic consultant to work with pupils, and has found his services are increasingly used by staff because medical assistance for teachers with mental-health problems is erratic.
Part of the series: School Matters