Feelings and experiences – for 11-18 year olds
Information and resources about feelings and experiences you might be having.
How we can help
We can all have feelings, or go through experiences, that can be hard to deal with.
But if these feelings and experiences last for a long time, or get worse, it can be really scary and upsetting.
Our information and tips pages will help you understand what's happening, ways to cope and how to get help.
Things do get better. It can feel so lonely and scary, but you're not alone.
Information for when you're struggling with how you're feeling and want to understand why.
Information about confidence and self-esteem and how they can affect us.
Tips and ideas to help you feel better about yourself.
Information on self-harm, how to help yourself and where to go for support.
Tips and ideas on coping with self-harm, including tips from young people.
Information on anger, with advice on how to manage it and where to go for support.
Tips and ideas on dealing with anger, for helping you now and in the long term.
Information for young people on exam stress, with advice on how to cope and where to go for support.
Tips and ideas on how to cope with stress before, during and after your exams.
Information on the link between sleep and mental health, and where to go for support.
Tips and ideas on how to improve your sleep at the moment and in the long term.
If you need more support, there are a number of organisations you can contact online and by phone or text.
You can overcome and learn to live with mental health issues. Part of that process is identifying the problem and finding help to deal with it – Sophie, 17