How to talk about and support young people with their well-being.
Click 'The Children's Society' image below to read the guidance for adults with advice from young people.
What is well-being?
Well-being is a term that can mean many different things to different people. The difficulty in defining well-being is partly explained by the fact that it is holistic or as one young person put it:
The shared definition we use at The Children’s Society comes from the What Works Centre for Wellbeing, which states:
‘Well-being is about ‘how we are doing’ as individuals,
communities and as a nation and
how sustainable that is for the future.