Mental Health

Click on the image above for ten conversation starters to support young people with their mental health.

Young Minds is a national charity that provides practical support and advice on Mental Health.  They also have a Young Minds Parent Helpline phone number: 08088025544

Chat Health is a confidential text messaging service for young people to get in touch with a healthcare professional for advice and support on physical and mental health issues.

Kooth is an online support platform for 11 to 18 year olds where young people can access free anonymous counselling, join friendly discussion boards, keep online journals, goal trackers, and read self-help articles with the option to contribute their own experiences or advice.

‚ÄčYoung Gloucestershire offer Counselling by phone and via online chat for 16 to 25 year olds facing challenges with their mental and emotional wellbeing. Young people can be referred or can refer themselves.

The Mix supports under 25s with mental health, money, homelessness, finding a job, relationships and drugs. They can talk to young people about their situation and signpost them to organisations that could help.

Heads Together is a charity designed to promote support and communication about mental health issues

Headroom - The BBC have created a new website called 'Headroom'.  This website has lots of resources to help those who may be experiencing mental health difficulties.

The NHS have a website offering mental health support called 2gether this website offers a range of other services for young people and parents at this location

Students against depression offers excellent advice for anyone feeling low, stressed or depressed

Mindful is a new service for 11-17 year olds providing help and advice on mental helath and emotional well being

On Your Mind is a website run by NHS to provide advice to people with a range of concerns from Mental health to Bereavement

Teens In Crisis is a charity who aim to to improve, preserve and promote good mental health and well-being among young people and their families.



Anxiety UK is a charity to help people suffering from anxiety disorders

Calm Harm is an app designed to help reduce the need to self harm. It offers lots and lots of ways to distract yourself, it is endorsed by the NHS

No Panic is a helpline providing support for panic attacks and anxiety disorders

Gloucestershire self harm is a safe, non-judgmental helpline for young people and adults who self harm, and their friends, families and carers.

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