for better mental health

Information for young people

We're Mind. We understand mental health and wellbeing. We're here if you need us for support and advice. We help everyone understand mental health problems, so no one has to feel alone.

This page is also available in Welsh (Cymraeg).

How we can help

If you're going through a difficult time or are struggling with how you're feeling, it can be really scary and upsetting. We're here to help you understand you're not alone and to help you find the support you deserve.

On this page, you can find information about mental health and wellbeing and how to find support.

If you are looking for information on coronavirus, see our page for young people on coronavirus and your wellbeing, and our page for parents and carers on supporting your teen's wellbeing.

Your feelings

Information for when you're struggling with how you're feeling and want to understand why.

Read our information on understanding your feelings.

Finding support

Information about the different places you can go for help when you need support for how you're feeling.

Read our information about finding support.

Opening up

A guide on talking to friends and family about how you're feeling and what to do if they don't understand.

Read our guide on talking to friends and family.

Looking after yourself

Information on understanding mental wellbeing, and how to look after it.

Read our information on looking after your wellbeing.

Supporting a friend

Information about how to support a friend who is struggling with the way they're feeling.

Read our information about supporting a friend.

Talking to your doctor

A guide on talking to your doctor about how you're feeling and tips on how to get the most out of your appointment.

Read our information about visiting your doctor here.

Understanding CAMHS

Information about CAMHS, how to access them and what to expect.

Read our guide on CAMHS here.

Understanding your rights

Information on what rights you have for your mental health.

Read our information on understanding your rights here.

Moving to adult services

A guide on what to expect when moving from child to adult mental health services and what do if things don't go the way they should.

Read our guide on moving to adult services here.

For parents

Information for parents or guardians who are supporting a young person.

Read our information for parents here.

Useful contacts

If you feel you need more support, there are a number of organisations you can contact.

See our list of useful contacts.

Bupa UK Foundation Partnership

Our information for children and young people has been developed with funding from the Bupa UK Foundation.

Read more about our partnership with the Bupa UK Foundation here

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