How to get help and support – for 11-18 year olds
Information and resources to guide you through getting support for your mental health.
How we can help
Whatever you're experiencing, it's important to know that you're not alone and you deserve support.
Our information pages will explain the different ways you can get help and support for your mental health.
We cover topics like finding support for the first time, CAMHS and being in hospital.
It's important to remember that people do care, and they do want to help you.
A guide on opening up about how you're feeling or what you're experiencing.
A guide on how to open up about your mental health, with tips on how to feel prepared and know what to say.
Information about the different places you can go for help when you need support for how you're feeling.
A guide on talking to your doctor about how you're feeling and how your doctor can support you.
A guide on what to say to book a doctor's appointment as well as questions to ask your doctor.
A guide to understanding a mental health diagnosis and how it may affect you.
Our CAMHS information hub has pages on understanding CAMHS, what to expect and what happens when you leave.
Our CAMHS information hub has pages on leaving CAMHS, moving to adult mental health services and what to do if things go wrong.
Information and resources to support you – whether you're going into hospital as an informal patient or you're sectioned.
Explains words and phrases that you may hear when getting treatment and support for your mental health.
A guide that explains how and when information about your mental health is kept private.
A guide that explains advocacy and how advocates can help you to get your voice heard. Also explains self-advocacy.
There is nothing wrong with admitting you need help. It is a brave and courageous thing to do – Lao, 18