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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 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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Family in prison

“It’s like I am carrying a giant invisible secret”

How one young person feels about their parent being in prison.

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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…)


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Eating

Help if you’re struggling with an eating disorder

Kathyrn, Young Ambassador for Beat, the eating disorders charity, understands how you feel: “An eating disorder is a serious mental illness that changes people’s relationship with food in a negative way. School can be difficult …. you may feel left out, not good enough, like you don’t fit in and that people are talking about you behind your back.” 

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Mental health

Feeling low or hopeless? Get advice from young people who’ve lived through it

A film by young people at Mind.


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Mental health

Advice on self harm

When feelings get difficult to deal with, self harm might seem like the only way to cope. There are lots of reasons why someone might self-harm. For advice, support, and to find out other ideas for how to cope, check out this Childline film, and the advice on their website.  Take care of yourself, they may trigger some difficult feelings.


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Mental health

Looking for info and support online for when you’re feeling rubbish?