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26/08/2009

Tool Information

Settings: Education
MHP Steps: Needs Analysis | Preparation | Implementation
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Languages: English
URL: Click here for Tool Website
Publication Information: The Wired for Health series of websites were first presented in Our Healthier Nation, A Constract for Health, February 1998.

Evaluation: Unknown
Available Formats: Online
Free: Yes
Restrictions on Use: No
Tool Focus: Individual and Organisation
Tool Type: Educational/Training

Tool Description

Wired for Health series of websites are interactive information packages about emotional well-being and mental health and how it links to other health related issues. It aims to provide accurate and engaging information relating to the health of children and youth and young people for young people, parents, teachers, health and education professionals. Program has four sites for young people, covering a range of health topics: Welltown for the 5-7 age group; Galaxy-H for the 7-11 age groups; LifeBytes for 11-14 age group; Mind, Body and Soul for 14-16 age group. In addition there are separate part for health and education professionals interested in young peopleĊ› health.

Tool Characteristics

Application in the Field: Applied internationally
Tool mainly used in: United Kingdom
Stage of Development: Well established
Evaluation and Research: No information found
Beneficiary Involvement in Design: No information found

Contact Details

Contact Name: Sam Mellor
Organisation Name: Healthy Schools
Country: United Kingdom
Email: sam.mellor@dh.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 0207 972 4340

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