Mental Wellbeing

Support for All

Seek help if you are anxious or worried about something.

Friends and Family
Talk to a friend.
Talk to your parents.

Useful Apps
Download the Aye Mind APP, SAM APP for anxiety , the CALM HARM APP or the SAMH APP free to your phone.

School Support
Talk to your Primary class teacher, Tutor, Head of House or any other member of staff you choose.
Visit Help & Advice on the Pupil Support page in O365.
Check out the Health & Wellbeing Noticeboard in the Atrium.

A range of books is available in the Library and also from The Reading Agency.

Advice for Adults on Dealing with Mental Health
Click here for 3 short animations explaining

  • What is mental health
  • How to talk about mental health
  • Self-harm and suicide prevention

Targeted Support in School

A range of support is available through the Pupil Support team (Heads of House, Support for Learning and senior leaders).

S1 Settling in Interviews
All pupils have a 1-1 meeting with the Head of House in September of S1.

S4 Mentoring Programme
A number of S4 pupils receive 1-1 support from a teacher throughout the year.

Seasons for Growth
A programme to support children and young people who have experienced a significant change or loss.

Mental Health First Aiders
Talk to one of our specially trained staff – they all wear blue lanyards.

School Counsellor
Ask for an appointment with Claire Stevens. (Tuesdays)

Educational Psychologist
Certain pupils may work with Sandra Gardner.

The Rainbow Room
Ask Pastoral Care or Support for Learning if you can spend time here at interval or lunchtime.

Outside Support

We can help you to access specialist support outwith the school or put you or your parent in touch with the right person.

Doctor’s Surgery
Visit your GP.

Youth Health Service
Attend the drop-in clinic at Drumchapel or Maryhill Health Centre.

0800 111
Help, support and advice on the phone or via the internet.

Young Carers
Support for young carers is available from Glasgow west careers centre
T. 0141 959 9871

Young Minds 
Click the link to access advice and help. If you need urgent help text YM to 85258. All texts are answered by trained volunteers, with support from experienced clinical supervisors.

Child and Adolscent Mental Health Service
CAMHS is the NHS service for young people who are having difficulty with their emotional or behavioural wellbeing. Speak to your GP.