Mental Health & Wellbeing Children & Young People

Mental Health & Wellbeing Children & Young People


Action Plan


Moray Multi-Agency Guidance: 

People working with children and young people at risk of suicide

People working with children and young people at risk of self-harm

Healthy Minds: Mental Health Awareness Guidance -for people supporting children and young people with their mental health

Services and Resources for children and young people's mental health:

Children and Young People Mental Health Resource List

Moray Services for Children and Young People Support for Mental Health

Glasgow School of Art Apps and Poster

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service guidance:

NHSG Grampian Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Referral Guidance and Criteria

Leaflet and poster for young people with anxiety:

Anxiety Card

Anxiety Poster

Supporting young people with their mental health top tips:

Anxiety 10 Top Tips

Behaviours of Concern - 10 Top Tips

Bereavement - 10 Top Tips

Body Image - 10 Top Tips

Low Mood - 10 Top Tips

Self Harm - 10 Top Tips

Sleep - 10 Top Tips

Social Media - 10 Top Tips

Suicide - 10 Top Tips

Young person's guide to coping with mental health concerns:

Young Person's Guide to Coping with Anxiety

Young Person's Guide to Coping with Bereavement

Young Person's Guide to Coping with Low Mood and Depression

Young Person's Guide to Coping with Self-Harm

Young Person's Guide to Coping with Sleep Difficulties

Young Person's Guide to Coping with Thoughts of Suicide

Young Person's Guide to Positive Body Image

Young Person's Guide to Supporting Mental Health in Using Social Media

Other services:

Moray Educational Psychology Service

Moray Family Information Service – Database of services in Moray

Moray Prevent Suicide App


The Healthy Minds resource pack has been developed by NHS Grampian and The Glasgow School of Art, building on the Healthy Minds project. The resource pack has been developed to support secondary school staff to initiate discussions about mental health with young people with the aim of promoting good mental health. It links with Curriculum for Excellence Health and Wellbeing Experiences and Outcomes in mental, emotional and social wellbeing.

Healthy Minds Resource Pack

Mental Health Information and Websites

See Me is Scotland's Programme to tackle mental health stigma and discrimination.

Aye Mind is on a mission to improve the mental health and wellbeing of young people – by making better use of the internet, social media and mobile technologies. We have worked with young people aged 13 to 21 to create and share a wide range of Resources. We’re also making a digital toolkit for all who work with young people too, to boost their ability to promote youth wellbeing.

YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity championing the wellbeing and mental health of young people.

Breathing Space is a free, confidential, phone service for anyone in Scotland experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety.

Samaritans offers a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you.

Mentally Healthy Schools is a new website to help school staff support the mental health of pupils.

Quarriers produced this activity resource pack for teachers who want to support children in building resilience to help tackle mental health issues if and when they arise

Childline is here to help anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through. Whether it’s something big or small, our trained counsellors are here to support you. Childline is free, confidential and available any time, day or night.

Hands On Scotland aims to help you make a difference to children and young people's lives. It gives practical information, tools and activities to respond helpfully to troubling behaviour and to help children and young people to flourish

Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families - a children’s mental health charity with over 60 years’ experience of caring for young minds. Click here for resources.

Reading Well - These books provide 13 to 18 year-olds with support and advice on common mental health conditions, such as depression, anxiety and stress, as well as difficult experiences like bullying and exams.


Mental Health Development Worker Training

Mental Health Development Workers

Role and Remit; Overview and Information Leaflet

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