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Mental health

Seems like everybody’s talking about mental health

How can Scotland get better at supporting young people to feel mentally healthy?

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Mental health

It’s not always easy to ask for help

Sharing your problems with someone you trust can help you cope. Here’s some tips to help you reach out.

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Young carers

Young carers’ views – feeling ok?

“Coping with being a young carer is difficult, yes, but I feel proud that I’m making sure my family are okay”. Young carers share their views with the Children and Young People’s Commissioner for Scotland.

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Support for learning

Getting it right for all pupils

Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC). What’s it all about?

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Eating

Does worrying about how you look hold you back at school? Let’s get real…

If you find it hard to feel confident at school because of how you look, you’re not alone. Find out how the Be Real campaign is out to change our ideas about the ‘perfect body’.

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Mental health

It’s okay not to be okay. But it’s also okay to ask for help.

Watch Seeme Scotland’s new film helping young people know it’s ok to not feel ok.

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Mental health

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

Jonny shares his tips if you’re struggling to cope with life.

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Having your say

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

“Every generation’s experiences are different from the one before it, and every generation has its own unique struggles. For my generation, one of the biggest struggles appears to be mental health”. Terri Smith – MSYP Edinburgh Northern and Leith

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Mental health

How anxiety affects you at school

Louise a young person from Falkirk is on a campaign to help teachers get better at supporting pupils with anxiety.  (more…)


My Say:

Mental health

Know your rights – health

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Did you know you have the right to be as healthy as possible, and to have good health care when you’re ill or struggling with your mental health?

This is just one of a list of rights you have. Rights are like promises to young people to keep you safe, look after you and treat you fairly. Find out more about your rights from the Children and Young People’s Commissioner.