“If you do well when you’re young it will help you when you’re older.”
“I get involved with others, I used not to”
Call 3: All children and young people should have access to mental health support when they need it, based on rights, trust, privacy – and without discrimination
“Someone to talk to who understands what it’s like to care for someone.”
“I just get on with it.”
NHS Health Scotland’s study of children and young people’s mental health in Scotland showed a decline in young people’s wellbeing as they got older, with life satisfaction and happiness decreasing between the ages of 11 and 15.