To support the mental health and wellbeing of young people in education, we have compiled a collection of resources for students and those who are responsible for them, including parents, teachers, health professionals and employers.
BBC Bitesize - getting help
For: Young people & teens | Video | Online resource | Advice for young people who feel unsure about asking for help with their mental health.
Childline - exam results
For: Young people & teens | Online resource | Offers support in managing exam results and expectations.
Counselling Directory - bullying
For: Students | Online resource | Information, support and counselling services for bullying.
Ditch the label - exam stress
For: All ages | Online resource | Things to do (and not do) to help you cope with exam stress.
National Careers Service
For: Young people | Online resource | Support | Information, advice and guidance to help young people make decisions on learning, training and work.
For: University students | Online resource | Supporting university students to look after their mental health. Includes support for parents and peer support programmes.
The Student Room - studying
For: Students | Online resource | Offers support and advice around all aspects of studying, including exam stress and results, specifically GCSEs and A-Levels, and what to do with unexpected results.
Mental health support at university
For: University students | Online resource | UMHAN provides information about students' rights and what mental health support is available at university, plus advice on how to disclose a mental health condition.
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