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Mental health helpline for staff takes record calls.

Mental health helpline for staff takes record calls.

A record number of calls have been placed to a helpline for teachers and other education professionals with mental health problems in the last 12 months.

Counsellors at the Education Support Partnership, a charity that helps education staff with their mental health, dealt with 9,615 cases between April 2018 and March 2019 - a 28 per cent rise from two years ago.  

 

 

The number of callers clinically assessed to be at risk of suicide also rose by 57 per cent in a year - from 357 in 2017-18 to 561 in 2018-19, the charity said.  

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