Mental Health Information and Support

Websites

Young Minds  www.youngminds.org.uk  provides support and advice to young people about a variety of mental health issues

Mind www.mind.org.ukprovides information and advice on mental health problems, treatments, and guides to support services

B-eat www.b-eat.co.uka charity supporting people affected by an eating disorder or difficulties with food, and body image

Papyrus www.papyrus-uk.orga national charity for the prevention of young suicide offering crisis help and advice (see also Hopeline below)

NHS Choices https://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/youth-mental-health/Pages/Youth-mental-health-help.aspxprovides information and advice on mental health and young people

On-line Support

National Self-Harm Networkwww.nshn.co.uk/downloads.htmlsupports individuals who self-harm to reduce emotional distress and improve their quality of life

KOOTH www.kooth.com  free, safe and anonymous support for young people who want online support

Helplines

Hopeline UK:  0800 068 41 41 or Text: 07786 209 697confidential telephone service providing support, practical advice and information to anyone concerned that a young person may be at risk of suicide

Samaritans: 08457 90 90 90 telephone support for young people feeling overwhelmed with distressing thoughts of self-harm or suicide

Childline: 0800 11 11 24 hour helpline for young people in danger or distress