Mental Wellbeing 

This topic explores the way our mind works. We begin by understanding the effects our life experiences have on us. We explore the teenage brain and how we can all build new strengths and abilities to help us overcome the bumps we meet on life's journey.



Mental Wellbeing

This topic explores the teenage brain and how it works to allow us to take control of it. It covers a range of resilience building techniques that seek to open up new ways of seeing ourselves and the world around us. 

We explore the roots of Scotland's youth violence that starts off as ways to deal with boredom and ends up filling us with fear and dread.

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Get involved in some activities

Don't Think So?

Discover ways to make thoughts our friends rather than our enemies.
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The Power of Positivity

A group activity to explore the power of positivity (and negativity) on how you behave.
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The Teenage Brain

To explore the amazing qualities of the teenage brain.
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Seize the Day!

What is your reason for being? This activity aims to help us find out.
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Get a discussion going

Teenage Brain: Myths or Reality

To discuss myths and realities about the brain.
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What's Your Emoji?

Think about what your emojis say about you.
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Reason for Being

Think about your 'ikigai': your reason for being.
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A quiz to check what you've discovered about the teenage brain.

Each quiz lets you answer questions as an individual or a group. When the quiz is finished, press the button to reveal the answers and see how much you've picked up. Feel free to try it more than once.

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Real life behind the knife

Eddie's story

These real life stories explain the background, the challenges of being involved in knife crime and the hard lessons learned when trying to move on.

Click the link to read the story and interact with a video, audio track or illustration.

Eddie's story
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