We’ve been delivering Mind and Body for almost a year now. It’s been a great success. The programme helps young people to open up about their emotional wellbeing and find positive ways to cope with their problems.
Putting our work, hopes, aims and beliefs into a few words was no mean feat, while MSPs hurried in and out of the debating chamber, but the lightbulb reaction and enthusiasm we saw when something struck a chord with someone was worth trying for.
While 'Blue Monday' is scientifically debatable, it certainly is true that our Thinkaction mental health services tend to see more referrals in January. We know that for some people feelings of low mood and depression can worsen in the winter months.