My Say:

Mental health

Looking for a counsellor?

Counselling is a safe space to talk about issues at school. Find out how to look for a counsellor near you.

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My Say:

Alcohol and drugs

Drugs and alcohol – think you know all the risks? Fast Forward can set the record straight

“If you think of all the things in town for adults – like there’s pubs for adults, there’s theatres, there’s all sorts of things that are aimed at adults but what is there for the young people to do?”

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My Say:

Alcohol and drugs

Alcohol culture in Scotland… let’s get it sorted

Peer pressure, stress at school, isolation … these were just some of the issues about alcohol that came up in Enquire’s interview with Siobhan, one of the young people on the Youth Commission on Alcohol.

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My Say:

Money and housing issues

Things tough at home?

Here are some of the issues at home that might mean you need extra support at school:

  • family arguments or parents splitting up
  • someone dying
  • moving to a new country and not knowing if you can stay
  • helping to care for someone at home
  • being homeless or in temporary housing
  • being in care
  • having a family member in prison
  • not having enough money for food, school uniform or school trips.

My Say:

Alcohol and drugs

Alcohol issues affecting you at school?

Feeling pressure from classmates to drink? Feel like you’re drinking to help you cope with school? Worried about someone else? Get advice here.

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