Here are some useful websites for additional information relating to children, young people and families. These might be beneficial to share with parents/carers. Please also see the Useful Contacts section of the app. Click here to view.
Adolescent and Young Adult Health
The Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy produced an interesting report that details interventions that address multiple risk behaviours or take a generic approach to risk in young people. Click here to read the report.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Scottish Youth Parliament, YouthLink Scotland and Young Scot delivered the Lockdown Lowdown Surveys. Three surveys were carried out to let young people share their concerns about COVID-19. The findings can be found below:
Lockdown Lowdown 1 - click here to access the report.
Lockdown Lowdown 2 - click here to access the report.
Lockdown Lowdown 3 - click here to access the report.
Online support in a variety of formats is available for all mums who are breastfeeding or thinking about breastfeeding. Everyone is welcome to access this information; from new mums/mums to be, partners, other family members and friends too. Please see contact details and links below:
National Breastfeeding Helpline: 0300 100 0212
Website: click here to access the website.
The Breastfeeding Network, Greater Glasgow and Clyde: click here to access their web page.
NCT Glasgow Breastfeeding Buddies: click here to access their web page.
Change 4 Life
Change 4 Life aims to ensure parents have the essential support and tools they need to make healthier choices for their families. This website includes fun ideas to help kids stay healthy. Click here to visit the website.
Children and Young People's Commissioner Scotland
The Children's Commissioner promotes and protects children's rights if they are under 18, or up to 21 if they are in care or care experienced. For further information, click here to visit the website.
Children and Young People Improvement Collaborative
The Children and Young People Improvement Collaborative (CYPIC) aims to support children and young people's services to accelerate better outcomes for children and young people in Scotland. They do this by working in collaboration and using a systematic, integrated and sustained improvement approach. The CYPIC support local authorities, health boards and the third sector to use Quality Improvement in their services for children, young people and their families. Click here to access their website.
Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014
To read about the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014, click here to access the legislation.
Kids Independently Developing Skills (KIDS)
This website contains information from NHS staff for young people, families and professionals. KIDS aims to help children to live meaningful, healthy, independent lives by providing a single point of immediate access to information, advice, strategies and self-help support from NHS staff. Click here to access their website.
Parent Club Scotland
This website contains lots of useful advice on many aspects of parenting including family friendly meals, money and your rights, behaviour, and play. Click here to access their website.