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How children cope with 'tough times'

Pupils at Marton Primary Academy in Blackpool have lessons on how to handle what they refer to as "tough times", to build their resilience in the face of challenges to their mental health.

BBC News asked some of them to share their thoughts on how they cope when life gets tough.


In The Mind - a series exploring mental health issues

Explained: What is mental health and where can I go for help?

Mood assessment: Could I be depressed?

In The Mind: BBC News special report (or follow "Mental health" tag in the BBC News app)


  • 15 Feb 2016