MHF Scotland policy statement - Children and young people’s mental health during COVID-19

Location: Scotland

The mental health implications of children and young people returning to school in August 2020 following lockdown, and key recommendations for the Scottish Government to put in place to ensure that the mental wellbeing of our pupils is prioritised.

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How to look after your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak

Infectious disease outbreaks like coronavirus can be scary and affect our mental health. We've created COVID-19 resources to help you, your friends and your family look after their mental health.

A-Z Topic: Children and young people

Children’s emotional well-being is just as important as their physical health. Good mental health helps them develop the resilience to cope with whatever life throws at them and grow into well-rounded, healthy adults.

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