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Little Blue Book of Sunshine (NHS)

Little Blue Book of Sunshine offers top tips to help young people cope with stress

In these uncertain and challenging times, looking after our mental health has never been so important. Good mental health allows us to cope with life’s ups and downs, to feel in control of our lives and to ask for help from others when we need support.

Now more than ever, anyone can sometimes feel down, worried or anxious because of situations like lockdown, school, family or friends. The "Little Blue Book of Sunshine" explains some of the things teenagers can do right now to feel better, and who to turn to if things feel too much. It has lots of tips on how to deal with many problems, such as anxiety, stress, body image, relationships and anger.

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The Little Blue Book of Sunshine

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