Education is where young people spend much of their time, so it’s important that alongside their academic studies, they receive an education in mental health.
Unless young people are well, they can’t learn. And unless the adults in their lives feel informed about mental health, they won’t be equipped to support them when they need it.
Our policy asks
We want to ensure that children and young people can access the support that they need
Resources for teachers and school staff
Learn more about supporting young people
SAMH is delivering support in schools and colleges, taking a ‘whole school’ approach to mental health and wellbeing
Student mental health
We’re campaigning for better mental health for students
Information for children and young people
This section has lots of resources with a focus on children and young people
Coping with changes
In our three part video series, SAMH's Laura Glennie talks about tips for coping with change for young people