This review provides a summary of evidence to help develop, implement and evaluate interventions for promoting good mental health amongst young people aged 11 to 21 years. The review is particularly focussed on young people from socially excluded groups and on interventions to prevent suicide and self-harm, and associated depression, and the promotion of self-esteem and coping strategies.
Mind is a leading mental health charity in England and Wales and has produced information on many areas of mental health. Anorexia, bulimia, binging and compulsive eating can blight people’s lives. This booklet describes the signs of eating distress, explains possible causes and looks at the kinds of treatment available. It aims to help anyone who thinks they themselves, a friend, or a member of their family, may have a problem of this kind.
Mind is a leading mental health charity in England and Wales and has produced information on many areas of mental health. Yoga can make us feel better psychologically, as well as physically, and can help to heal and free our minds. This booklet outlines the different forms of yoga, how you can benefit from the practice, and how to go about finding classes or a teacher.
This resource examines the reasons for listening to children which includes that it acknowledges their right to be listened to and for their views and experiences to be taken seriously about matters that affect them. Listening can make a difference to our understanding of children’s priorities, interests and concerns and can make a difference to our understanding of how children feel about themselves. This resource highlights that listening is a vital part of establishing respectful relationships with the children we work with and that it is central to the learning process.
The Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading care and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. They produce information and advice sheets to support those affected by dementia.
Good oral health is important for a person’s sense of well-being and quality of life. Poor oral health can lead to pain and tooth loss, affecting self-esteem and the ability to eat, laugh and smile. This information sheet outlines some advice on dental care for people with dementia.
Study looking into the influences on young people's aspirations, in particular the effects of community-level characteristics and attitudes on the aspirations of both parents and children.
Mind is a leading mental health charity in England and Wales and has produced information on many areas of mental health. This booklet is for anyone who wants to learn how to deal with anger in a constructive and healthy way.
This resource, produced by the Mental Health Foundation, is a poster which illustrates the different ways that can help people to keep in good mental health.
Handbook containing information and advice to help parents deal successfully with various issues which can affect children such as childcare, health and safety, education, sex and relationships.
The aim of this learning object is to introduce learners to a structured approach to the assessment and promotion of resilience in vulnerable children.