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Friendships

Good friends can boost our mental health. They are someone to laugh with, sit with at school and make memories with. However, sometimes friendships are challenging. Whilst making friends can be hard, making good friends and feeling happy in a friend group can be hard too.  

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Did you know?

  • Having friends is good for your mental health and overall wellbeing 
  • Trust and respect are two of the most important parts to a good friendship 
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YoungMinds

Friends

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ChildLine

Top tips for making friends

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ChildLine

Friendship

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ChildLine

Peer pressure

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Health for Teens

Information pages on friendships

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Mind

Supporting your friends

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Developing friendships video

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