This section has details of the helplines you can call for support.
Shout is a free, confidential, anonymous text service for anyone in the UK. Trained volunteers are there for you 24/7 to listen and support you to get to a calmer and safe place.
Text “SHOUT” to 85258
Samaritans is a free, confidential call service. Trained volunteers are available to listen to whatever you’re going through 24/7.
Call 116 123 for free
Anxiety UK offers advice and support for people living with anxiety.
Beat provides an under 18s helpline, webchat, and online support groups for people with eating disorders, such as anorexia and bulimia.
Youthline (under 18s): Call 0808 801 0711 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Over 18s: Call 0808 801 0677 or email email@example.com
Studentline: Call 0808 801 0811 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
CALM provides listening services, information and support for anyone who needs to talk, including a web chat.
Call 0800 58 58 58
Childline offers support for children and young people in the UK, including a free helpline and 1-2-1 online chats with counsellors.
Call 0800 1111
Frank provides confidential advice and information about drugs, their effects and the law.
Call 0300 123 6600
Hope Again provides support for young people when someone dies.
Call 0808 808 1677
No Panic is a charity offering support for sufferers of panic attacks and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
This section has details of online resources to help with mental health concerns.
CAMHS Resources is a site created for young people, carers, and professionals that signposts valuable resources from across the internet.
The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service have compiled
Hub of Hope is a national database of mental health charities and organisations from across Britain who offer mental health advice and support.
YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity fighting for children and young people’s mental health.
The website provides:
Kooth provides free, safe, and anonymous online counselling for young people (age 11-18).
The website also offers:
is a website designed to help young people make informed choices about their mental health and wellbeing.
Co-produced by young people to help other young people, the website includes:
The Mix provides essential support for under 25s.
The website provides:
NHS Go is a confidential health advice and information service for 16–25-year-olds.
The website provides:
Moodzone provided by the NHS, offers information on stress, anxiety and depression.
The website includes:
Mind is a mental health charity in England and Wales offering advice and support to people with mental health problems.
MoodTracker is a web app that lets you track moods and sleep patterns helping to manage depression, anxiety, or bipolar disorder.
OCD Action is the largest UK charity for OCD providing:
Young people can contact the e-Helpline via the email: email@example.com.
This section lists apps which can help teens and young adults with depression, anxiety, stress, and low mood.
MindShift is a free app designed to help teens and young adults cope with anxiety. It can help you change how you think about anxiety. Rather than trying to avoid anxiety, you can make an important shift and face it. The app:
Stop, Breathe & Think is a meditation and mindfulness app designed specifically for teens and young adults to help build self-awareness. The app:
Three Good Things is a free, digital gratitude journal.
Headspace is a mindfulness app that uses meditation to relieve stress, help people focus more and sleep better. The app:
Calm is another mindfulness app using meditation and sleep stories to help improve health and happiness. The app:
The Self Compassion App is designed to help users feel happier, calmer, and more connected. The app was designed by Dr Chris Irons and Dr Elaine Beaumont and provides scientifically validated practices from Compassion Focuses Therapy (CFT). The app includes:
This section lists apps which can help younger children with depression, anxiety, stress, and low mood.
Your Mindful Garden is a free mindfulness website-app, designed to help boost mood, focus, and relaxation.
Children can find “Your Mindful Garden” in the CBeebies “Go Explore” app where they will find various games and activities.
Chill Panda is a family friendly relaxation, breathing exercise and activity app, that helps children to start to understand how their bodies respond to different feelings. Approved by the NHS, the app includes:
ThinkNinja is a free NHS-approved app aimed at 10-18-year-olds. The app is designed to: