In order to lead a healthy lifestyle, there are certain things we can all do around personal hygiene, sleep and social media use. Making healthy choices and practicing healthy behaviours around these areas will help to ensure good mental health.
The fact sheets below will give you more information on important aspects of a healthy lifestyle.
Dental Hygiene Factsheet
Dental hygiene refers to the practice of keeping your mouth, teeth and gums clean and healthy.
Personal Hygiene Factsheet
Every day our body comes into contact with millions of germs and viruses and it is essential to have a good personal hygiene routine each day to prevent us from becoming ill.
During puberty, most girls start having periods. Periods are a natural thing and they happen to women and girls once a month. It can feel scary so if you have questions, you can find more information here.
Sleep is one of the most important parts of our physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. It is essential for the body and mind to rest, restore and recharge.
Substance Misuse Factsheet
Substance misuse (or substance abuse) is the dangerous or illegal use of any ‘mind-altering’ substance. Substances are ‘mind-altering’ because they affect the way the brain and body work.
Finding out you are pregnant when still a teenager can be very scary, especially if the pregnancy was not planned. However, help and support is available.
Additional Support Tools
There are tips and hints throughout the rest of ‘Wellbeing’ page to help with this if you feel you need a little more support. Alternatively, please speak to a member of school staff who can help and support with this.