“No one asks us about alcohol and suddenly when you think about it, you realise it’s all around you all the time.” – MCP, aged 10 “Most of the children here don’t like being around […]
What does an alcohol-free childhood mean? “Children would have a safer world to explore.” “Children would be happier because their streets would be more clean.” What would it be like to have an alcohol-free childhood? […]
Why did I have to wait 7 months to get specialist treatment for my chronic skin condition on the NHS? Watch the clip for the First Minister’s response. FMQT Next Generation was […]
As you remember I came and had a meeting in your office in May and I gave you a very personal account of how mental health was affecting young people in Scotland. If you […]
Recently sanitary products were made free in schools and colleges across Scotland. Do you think they should be made free for all women? Watch the clip for the First Minister’s response. FMQT […]
Why is there an increase in mental illness in students in both primary and high school and why is medicine deemed the go-to solution? Watch the clip for the First Minister’s response. […]
Young people discuss where they get information about mental health from, who they feel they can talk to, barriers to talking about mental health and where they can access support.
“I’m from a small town in an area, lots of pockets of wee villages with small town mentalities, the way people think about things are not very open. At school we didn’t learn about sexual identities or anything like that.”