Information for Young People

Good Mental Health Really Matters

Good mental health is all about helping you to make small changes to improve your mental health and give you the tools you need to cope when things get tough.

To watch the videos below about 5 simple ways you can keep stress in check and protect your mental health, ask your teacher to sign up to the portal today.

5 Steps to good mental health

Food for Mood? That’s right, there’s a proven link between what we eat and how we feel. Click to see what Bex, or Molly and James, have to say on the matter...

Give the brain a break! Night-time screen-time triples the chances of mental illness. So check-in on how best to check-out with those zzzzzz. Click to see what Bex, or Molly and James, have to say on the matter...

Are you a connectivity addict? Get real with a virtual reality reality check. Click to see what Bex, or Molly and James, have to say on the matter...

Get moving to release some feel-good chemicals and look after your body and brain. Click to see what Bex, or Molly and James, have to say on the matter...

Positive thinking means making good choices, and that makes a happier you! Click to hear what Bex, or Molly and James, have to say on the matter...

Good Mental Health Really Matters

Everybody struggles, occasionally, with feeling overwhelmed, anxious, depressed or under too much pressure.

Sometimes there are times when we can’t sleep or we feel angry or upset or not in control of our own emotions. That’s just being human, but these things really can be kept in check. Take good care of your mental health...because you matter.

Seeking support

When it comes to looking after your mental health, you are not alone. There are lots of organisations and resources that can help, no matter how big or small your concern. Visit Headstart’s resilience hub where you can find more information about the support available to you.

Headstart Kent

http://www.headstartkent.org.uk/

Headstart Kent aims to help young people cope better when faced with difficult circumstances in their lives, preventing them from experiencing common mental health problems. Visit the resilience hub via the website above for local information on services, support and up-to-the-minute news of events and help near you.