Discovering an alternative route to employment

As you come to the end of your time at school there can be a lot of pressure to go to university or college, but taking an alternative route to a career can be just as effective.

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Let’s talk mental health: it’s time to reach out

All week we’ve been discussing mental health ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day on Monday 10 September. Today we focus on the importance of reaching out.

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Money Series: the emotional side of money

It’s the thing that makes the world go around, lets us splurge in Topshop or fills us with dread: money. There’s a lot of emotion tied to that pound coin.

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Being Fearless to help a friend in need

The summer holidays are here and that means no classes until August. For you, the summer holidays might be the highlight of the year, but it’s important to look out for your friends that might not feel the same.

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Opening Up

https://www.instagram.com/p/BipfoFblL82/?taken-by=seemescotland The devastating news announced on Friday (11 May) of the death of Frightened Rabbit lead singer, Scott Hutchinson seems immensely more poignant as we enter Mental Health Awareness Week.

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Keeping young love safe

There’s nothing more thrilling than your first relationship. But how much do you really know about spotting signs of abuse?

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Have you been affected by sexual violence? Rape Crisis Scotland are here for you

The Rape Crisis Scotland helpline offers support to anyone aged 13 and over* who has been affected by any form of sexual violence, no matter when it happened. Sexual violence includes a range of behaviours such as rape, sexual assault, child sexual abuse, the sharing/threat of sharing initimate images without your consent, sexual harassment, stalking and more. We provide support by phone, as well as email and can offer free language and sign language interpreters. We offer support to survivors, as well as those supporting them, so if your friend, partner or family member has been affected and you want to know how to help get in touch.…

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Selena Gomez has been treated for lupus but what is it?

when your lyrics are on the bottle 😛 A photo posted by Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) on Jun 25, 2016 at 2:03pm PDT She’s young, talented and beautiful. To the outside world it looks like Selena Gomez has the perfect life.  So fans were shocked yesterday to hear that Selena, 24, is seeking treatment for panic attacks, anxiety and depression. The former Disney star revealed that she was taking time off to deal with mental health issues, a common side effect of her lupus diagnosis. In a statement to People magazine the singer said: “I’ve discovered that anxiety, panic attacks and depression…

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Uni Open Days: Dos and Don’ts

I’ll be honest. I only went to one open day (incidentally the uni I ended up at) but I didn’t do a very good job. I flocked onto the train with the rest of my year, shuffled around Glasgow uni’s campus in my soaking wet ballet flats, picked up a free bag of goodies and then went to get a Subway.* I had no idea whether I was going to study History or Politics, English or Law. I didn’t even start doing my actual degree (English Lit) until two weeks into my first term when I slumped, mildly hungover, into…

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