Thousands of young people fear judgment of talking about mental health – report

Thousands of young people across Scotland fear discussing their mental health will result in judgment or rejection, according to a new study.

More than 5,000 responses were made to See Me Scotland’s Feels FM campaign, which also found youngsters worry they will not be listened to or taken seriously.

The responses came from those aged 12-26, while hundreds of Feels FM activities have been held by schools and youth groups for children aged eight and over.

A commitment has now been made by the Scottish Government to ensure reducing such stigma…
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