Children’s Mental Health Week 2019: “Healthy Inside and Out”
(Featured resource)All of the resources and information for Children’s Mental Health Week 2019, all in one place!
(Featured resource)The Digital 5-a-Day provides a simple framework that reflects the concerns of parents/carers as well as children’s behaviours and needs. It can also act as a base for family agreements about internet and digital device use throughout both the holiday and term time.
Staying healthy is an important part of growing up and it can affect you physically and emotionally. When your body changes during puberty and you have to deal with things like school and exams, staying healthy can really help you.
How to Improve your Mental Wellbeing
Mental wellbeing describes your mental state – how you are feeling and how well you can cope with day-to-day life. Keeping good mental wellbeing is important as it can improve productivity, relationships, and our ability to adapt in times of stress.
Healthy Eating for Teens
As a teenager, your body is going through many physical changes – changes that need to be supported by a healthy, balanced diet. This webpage from NHS Choices contains tips for young people on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle through eating.
Physical Activity, Sport and Mental Health
This webpage from MIND explores why being active is important, the types of activity to consider, how to overcome barriers, planning a safe routine and ideas for staying motivated.
Get Active for Mental Wellbeing
Being active is great for your physical health and fitness, and evidence shows that it can also improve your mental wellbeing. This webpage contains information on how exercise helps your mental wellbeing, how you can get more active, more steps to mental wellbeing and a video explaining Pilates for beginners.
A Theme for You 2019 – Mental Health Foundation
A blog post from the Mental Health Foundation, encouraging readers to create a ‘theme’ for themselves for the New Year, maybe as an alternative to the traditional New Year’s Resolution.
Physical health and mental health | Mental Health Foundation
An overview of the interactions between mental and physical health.
Lots of young people struggle to fall asleep at night. Thinking about school, people or events can leave you feeling restless. Even your diet or routine can affect your sleep, but there are things you can try to help you sleep better. On this page, you will find top tips for falling asleep, 8 things to avoid, and getting out of bed.