Helpful resources to signpost young people to regarding mental health and well being
Telephone 0300 123 3393 (weekdays 09.00 – 17.00)
National mental health charity, which offers and excellent range of materials on all aspects of depression and it also lists details of local Mind Associations.
Telephone 0808 802 5544 (weekdays 09.30 – 16.00)
YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people and empowering their parents and carers.
Telephone 0800 1111
1-2-1 counsellor chat available
Childline is a counselling service for parents, children and young people.
Kooth PLC is a digital mental health and wellbeing company working to provide a welcoming space for digital mental health care, available to all. Live chat, discussion boards, articles, daily journals and crisis support.
Telephone 0808 808 4994
The mix is the UK’s leading support service for young people. They are there to help with any challenge a young person is experiencing, from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs. They are available online, social or confidential helpline.
Students Against Depression
Students Against Depression offers information and resources validated by health professionals alongside tips and advice from students who have experienced it all themselves.
A website with video interviews of young people’s real-life experiences of health and lifestyle. There is a section on young people talking about their experiences of depression and eating disorders.
Get Self Help
This website offers free cognitive behavioural based self-help and therapy resources, including worksheets and self-help mp3s.
MoodTools Depression Aid
This app provides six evidence-based tools to aid clinical depression and negative moods. It contains info, self-tests, videos, a thought diary, activities and a suicide safety planning feature to help keep the person safe when they are feeling distressed.
This is a self-help app for anxiety which includes a personal toolbox, negative thought buster, colouring exercise and information.
Telephone 04444 775 774 (weekdays 09.30 – 1730)
Text service 07537 416 905
Helps all those suffering with anxiety disorders. Self-help leaflets and contact lists. Self-help groups, counselling, phone self-help groups, email support. Sections on young people and anxiety.
Telephone 0300 772 9844 (10.00 – 22.00)
Youth helpline 0330 606 1174 (weekdays 18.00 – 18.00)
No panic is a registered charity which helps people who suffer with panic attacks, Phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and other related anxiety disorders including those people who are trying to give up tranquillizers.
Telephone: 116 123