Resources

Samaritans 116 123 www.samaritans.org.uk Free confidential support 24/7 – for those who need somebody to talk to / help in a crisis. (Their number does not show on your phone bill ensuring confidentiality)

Beat www.b-eat.co.uk A website with information around eating disorders. Useful with lots of links for local services etc.

Blurt  www.blurtitout.org Blurt is a website dedicated to depression, it also has lots of useful resources available for self-care. 

Cruse Bereavement Care 0808 808 1677 Cruse.org.uk A free service which provides support for those who have experienced bereavement adults and young people.

Frank 0800 77 66 00 www.talktofrank.com Advice & information about substance misuse and mental health issues.

National Self Harm Network www.nshn.co.uk A fantastic website offering information & advice on self-harm.

NHS www.nhs.uk A great website to find out about different health conditions as well as self-help guides for various things.

No Panic www.nopanic.org.uk A website that can offer support & advice on how to cope with those with anxiety disorders, panic attacks, panic disorder, OCD.

Mind www.mind.org.uk For lots of information about mental health including useful links and real life stories

Young People 

Charlie Waller Memorial Trust www.cwmt.org.uk A brilliant sight on Depression especially for young people. Lots of great resources and information. 

Childline 0800111 www.childline.org.uk A free counselling service (24hr) for children & young people.

Kooth www.kooth.com Online support for young people daily until 10pm.

Papyrus 0800 068 4141 www.papyrus-uk.org A website dedicated to supporting children & young people who may be feeling suicidal.

Shout Text 85258 www.giveusashout.org Shout is the UK’s first free 24/7 text service for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere . It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help.

The Mix  0808 808 4994 www.themix.org.uk Free information and support for under 25s in the UK. Get advice about sex, relationships, drugs, mental health, money & jobs.

Youngminds 0800 0182138 , 020 7089 5050 (general enquiries) 0808 802 5544 (parents helpline) www.youngminds.org.uk Useful website full of information on lots of mental health issues & a hotline for those who need to talk to somebody.

Youth Access 020 8772 9900 www.youthaccess.org.uk  Youth Access is an advice and counselling network. They promote local services for young people everywhere. 

Winstons Wish www.winstonswish.org Winston’s Wish is a childhood bereavement charity in the UK. The charity offers a wide range of practical support and guidance to bereaved children, their families and professionals.