Sometimes it's easier to find help online without having to admit to an adult that I am struggling with simple things. It will be good to find the right advice on KIDS Scotland rather than asking someone face to face.
Teenage Boy from West Dunbartonshire
Being a child or a young person isn't always easy. You are constantly having to learn new skills such as looking after yourself independently, learning new subjects in school, and navigating the world of social interaction; all of which can bring their own challenges.
We hope you will find something to help you on your journey to adulthood within these pages.
In 2013 and 2014, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde collaborated with local young people aged between 15 and 21 and a wide range of partners to explore how they used the internet in relation to mental health.
Aye Mind is on a mission to improve the mental health and wellbeing of young people – by making better use of the Internet, social media and mobile technologies. Young people aged 13 to 21 have helped create the resources.
Improving the mental health and well-being of children and young people is a key priority both internationally and locally. As part of a wider strategic approach to the promotion of child and youth mental health, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and local partners are exploring the potential of digital technologies. Most importantly, the experiences and ideas of young people are at the heart of this work.
Dyslexia Scotland A Scottish charity that encourages and enables people with dyslexia, regardless of their age and abilities, to reach their potential.
Dyslexia Unwrapped is a new website from Dyslexia Scotland especially for dyslexic children and young people aged 8-18
The World Health Organization (WHO)'s International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) Framework describes health and disability. It offers a holistic strengths-based model for describing what people CAN do. The F-words: Fitness, Function, Friends, Fun, Family and Future are embedded into this framework. Families and youth have identified the F-words as a lay-friendly, easy-to-understand way of using ICF concepts.
To share the F-words, and educate the public about what youth with disabilities CAN do, a group of young adults with disabilities created the F-words Video for Youth.