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Young people’s mental health

Here you can find factsheets, tips and information, apps, organisation and services in Midlothian related to mental health difficulties facing young people and how you can manage this.

Let us know what resource works well for you. If you have any other suggestions for our self-help pages, please email midspace@health-in-mind.org.uk.


These factsheets will help you understand mental health and wellbeing difficulties affecting young people and what support is available.

Factsheet on psychosis in young people from the Royal College of Psychiatrists

Factsheet on mental health for young people from Headspace

Factsheet on mental health of children and young people from the Mental Health Foundation

Tips and information

Here you will find tips and information designed for younger people, and those close to them, on how to boost your mental health and wellbeing.

Guide on mental health for children and young people from Mind

Mental health and wellbeing top tips for young people from NHS Lothian

Mind yer time’ resource designed by children and young people from the Children’s Parliament

Young Scot health and wellbeing articles

Young Scott – Aye Feel

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services’ (CAMHS) list of online resources

Smart Grief Guide

Organisations and services

Here is a list of UK wide organisations related to young people’s mental health.

Young Minds

Stress and Anxiety Teenagers


Anna Freud


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If you are looking for local support, please go to our service directory to find out what services and projects are available to you.

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