North Lanarkshire high schools to offer free sanitary products for pupils

High schools across North Lanarkshire are set to offer free sanitary products for pupils in the ongoing battle against ‘period poverty’. Following reports of girls taking time off from lessons when they have their period due to the fact that they can’t afford adequate sanitary protection, North Lanarkshire will be putting free dispensing facilities in […]

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Social media sites harming young people’s mental health

Four of the five most popular social media sites are having a negative impact on young people’s mental health, according to new research. Photo sharing platform Instagram has proven to be the most damaging, according to research from the Royal Society for Public Health and the Young Health Movement. The survey questioned 1,500 14 to 24-year-olds […]

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Children’s charity launches new online support for young people

Winston’s Wish, the charity for bereaved children and teenagers, is delighted to announce its new online support for young people. The launch of #Help2MakeSense sees a video campaign, new young person’s website and social media campaign aimed at making bereavement advice, support and information more accessible for young people. The launch marks the end of […]

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