Young people have a say

‘Our generation’s epidemic’ – young people’s mental health

magazine. The SYP research aimed to find out young people’s views on some important questions about mental health, like… Where do you go to find out info about mental health

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Mental health

Seems like everybody’s talking about mental health

It seems like everybody’s talking about how Scotland can get better at supporting people’s mental health. The Scottish Government have a new plan – called the ten-year Mental Health Strategy….

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LGBT

Pupil voice: LGBT+ young person – “I am recovering from depression and anxiety… mainly because of bullying at school.” 

…people’s mental health. LGBT Youth Campaign about mental health The good news is that a group of young people at LGBT Youth have been campaigning for change, as Zee –…

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Mental health

Know your rights – health

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Did you know you have the right to good health care when you’re ill or struggling with your mental health?

Find out more about your rights from the Children and Young People’s Commissioner.


Your rights

Speaking up about mental health issues

Finding it hard to stay positive? Like lots of pupils, Jenna struggled with anger issues when she was having a hard time at school. She talked about how she was feeling and got support through her House Base.


Mental health

5 tips if you’re feeling down, by a guy whose been through it

Jonny Benjamin knows what he’s talking about when it comes to mental health. Jonny has struggled with mental illness since he was very young. In school he felt different, struggled…

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Chronic illness

How it feels to have a long term health condition

This HealthTalk film has stories from young people living with conditions like epilepsy, arthritis and diabetes.


Young people have a say

What do YOU think of Reach….?

…with mental health or are being bullied. It’s a resource for all of Scotland’s young people; an advice service like no other. It has everything you want all on the…

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Support for learning

I’m finding it hard to concentrate at school

…mind. If you are feeling very anxious or stressed about something at school or home then this can make it hard to focus on work. Check out our mental health

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Young people have a say

Pupil voice: my advice for dealing with school problems