Mental Health Information and Support


Young Minds  provides support and advice to young people about a variety of mental health issues

Mind information and advice on mental health problems, treatments, and guides to support services

B-eat 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 information and advice on mental health and young people

On-line Support

National Self-Harm individuals who self-harm to reduce emotional distress and improve their quality of life

KOOTH  free, safe and anonymous support for young people who want online support


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