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Get support and advice about autism

Autism is a condition that affects how someone learns and how they relate to people and stuff that goes on around them. There’s some really useful info about autism on Childline’s website, check it out in their ‘Life Issues’ section. It … Continue reading

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What are your top tips on how you keep your mind well and happy?

What are your top tips on how you keep your mind well and happy, so you can get the most out of school? Why not share them on the mindapple website? The people who made this website say that a … Continue reading

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How are you feeling? Have your say in a national survey

Have you been feeling unwell for a long time? Have you got a disability? Then now is your chance to share your views in a national survey. The survey is about how being ill or disabled affects your life. It … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the Youth Commission on Alcohol for their report on alcohol culture in Scotland

Hi blog readers, Just been reading the Youth Commission on Alcohol report. Wow! It’s great! The young people involved have spent a year doing research about Scotland’s relationship to alcohol. They have talked to doctors, politicians from all over Europe, … Continue reading

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Interview with Keith Gray, winner of Royal Mail Scottish Children’s Book Awards

Enquire interview with Keith Gray, the author whose book Ostrich Boys won the Royal Mail Scottish Children’s Book Awards in 2010. The book looks at how a group of teenagers deal with the death of one of their mates.
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Drugs and alcohol – think you know all the risks? Fast Forward can set the record straight

Interview with peer educators at Fast Forward, which promotes health and well-being by giving young people the info that they need to make wise choices about drugs and alcohol. In the interview, young people discuss how alcohol and drugs can affect young people at school, and the support that helps. Continue reading

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Feeling down in the dumps at school?

What do these famous people have in common? Drew Barrymore  Jim Carrey Kurt Cobain from Nirvana They’ve all had depression at some point in their lives. Some people think that ‘mental health’ is just something other people have. But we … Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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Do you like taking photos? This competition may be just your thing.

Do you like taking photos? See Me have a competition that may be perfect for you!  See Me is the national campaign to stop stigma against people with mental health issues. So what is stigma?  See Me say that its … Continue reading

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Stressed out?

Last week I went to an event about supporting young people’s mental health. People sometimes say silly things about mental health. Maybe they don’t really understand what it means. But the truth is that all of us have days when … Continue reading

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