4. Drink sensibly
We often drink alcohol to change our mood. Some people drink to deal with fear or loneliness, but the effect is only temporary.
9. Accept who you are
Some of us make people laugh, some are good at maths, others cook fantastic meals.
5. Keep in touch
Strong family ties and supportive friends can help you deal with the stresses of life.
3. Eat well
There are strong links between what we eat and how we feel, for example, caffeine and sugar can have an immediate effect.
1. Talk about your feelings
Talking about your feelings can help you stay in good mental health and deal with times when you feel troubled.
A New Way Forward2 September 2015
A New Way Forward sets out our vision for a world with good mental health for all. Such a world would enable us to realise our potential, control our lives, and actively contribute to our communities and society.
The first Independent Specialist Care awards17 March 2011,
If young people are not assessed properly and their needs not identified and met, they can fall through the net at mainstream schools and miss out on the support that they need to develop.