Children and Young People

SAMH Publications

We all have mental health

​A guide to understanding mental health and wellbeing for 10 to 14-year-olds.

Supporting my child’s mental health

Advice on how to support your child through life’s challenges and how to respond when you are worried that they are experiencing poor mental health.

Self-harm information for parents and carers

Finding out that the young person in your life is self-harming as a coping strategy can be alarming and hard to understand, so this short guide aims to tell you a little bit about what self-harm is, and how you can help.

‘Five ways to better wellbeing for families’

Ideas and inspiration on how to make better mental health part of your families conversation.

‘Am I OK?’

A SAMH guide for young people.

‘How to help a friend’

A SAMH guide for young people.

Testing Times

​A guide to dealing with exam stress.