Young People’s Emotional Health

Under 18

Buckinghamshire CAMHS provides a range of services to help young people from 0 to 18 years old overcome emotional difficulties in their lives.

As a first step, this website offers information on therapeutic services and information about mental health and how to look after yourself.

Over 18

Buckinghamshire Healthy Minds provides help to improve your wellbeing through talking therapies, practical support and employment advice.

What is Wellbeing?

Wellbeing has two main aspects: feeling good and functioning well.

Feelings of happiness, contentment, curiosity, engagement enjoyment are characteristic of someone with a positive experience of their life. Functioning in the world with positive relationships, having a sense of purpose and some control over your life are important attributes of wellbeing.

Research shows that there are five themed areas or ways to wellbeing where positive actions will contribute to and boost feeling of wellbeing. Each of these themed areas or ways will have a positive impact, being aware of and a combination of all 5 will provide a rounded contribution to feeling good and functioning well. Some of the themed areas or way you may feel you are already consciously employing in your everyday approach to life and so you may select just one aspect to focus on. Sometimes it is useful to remind yourself and review…

You can also take your own wellbeing self-assessment below.

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Young People’s Emotional Health

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