Urgent Help for Young people
Papyrus is a UK charity for young people’s suicide prevention and promoting mental health wellbeing.
They are open 9am – 12am every day
Text YM to 85258.
Shout provides free, 24/7 text support for young people across the UK experiencing a mental health crisis.
All texts are answered by trained volunteers, with support from experienced clinical supervisors.
Texts are free from EE, O2, Vodafone, 3, Virgin Mobile, BT Mobile, GiffGaff, Tesco Mobile and Telecom Plus.
Texts can be anonymous, but if the volunteer believes you are at immediate risk of harm, they may share your details with people who can provide support.
Further Mental Health support
Mental Health UK have excellent animated videos on different topics for young people such as STRESS, DEALING WITH SOCIAL PRESSURES AND CURIOSITY The videos are suitable for 14-18 yrs
Health for Teens is a way for young people aged 11-19 to learn about their health in new and interactive ways.
Young Minds is a mental health site for young people to help them look after their mental health. It has advice and information especially if you are struggling with your feelings.
An easy read resource for people who find written information difficult to understand.
Mental Health – What does it mean to me?