Young People

Find out more about mental health and wellbeing without having to read the grown up boring stuff.

Take a moment to look through this section of the website which has been created with young people in mind. 

There is information and advice on how to look after yourself and your friends as well as advice on things like self harm, bullying and exam stress.  If there is something missing that you think would be good then contact us to let us know :)

In This Section...


We know from talking to young people in Shetland that there are some things going on that cause some of you to worry.

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About Us

Mind Your Head is a charity formed to promote mental health positively in Shetland. We do this by running awareness raising programmes and events in schools and in the community. Maybe you have met us at your school or have taken part in our annual fun run?

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There may be something wrong and you don't know exactly what to do. Maybe you feel differently and you are unsure why. Maybe something has happened and you feel like it is too big a problem to cope with.Have a look here for some ideas on places that you can get support.

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Latest Posts

Getting Fit For Fun- No. 11

Graeme Howell's blog charting his epic struggle to walk 5k.......bits of positivity


Mental Health Support Services

Mind Your Head are delighted to announce that they have been awarded over £300,000 over a three-year period to launch much needed mental health support services.


Don’t Bottle It Up Campaign- Sydney

As part of mental health awareness week, which runs from Monday 8th May, Mind Your Head, Brae High School Youth Worker and Art Machine have worked collaboratively with local Brae High School student Imogen Leslie in designing a campaign targeting young people- Sydney


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