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Information for young people aged 11-18

We're Mind. We understand mental health and wellbeing. We're here for you if you're finding things hard. We help everyone understand mental health problems, so no one has to feel alone.

This page is also available in Welsh.

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.

Whatever you're feeling right now, we're here for you. We have information and advice so you don't have to go through it alone.

Choose one of the options below to find out more.

I'm seeking support for myself

Introduction to mental health

Information to help you understand mental health and wellbeing.

Your feelings and experiences

Learn about feelings and experiences you might be having, and how to cope with them.

How to get help and support

Resources to guide you through getting help and support for your mental health.

Looking after yourself

Read our tips on how to look after your mental health and wellbeing.

Your rights

Learn about what legal rights you have for your mental health.

Mental health is on a spectrum – we can be ill and struggling and well and functioning. It constantly changes which can be exhausting, but it’s also a reminder that things will change for the better again.

I'm supporting a friend or partner

Supporting others

If you're supporting a friend or partner who is struggling with their feelings, this information is for you.

We know how worrying it can be when someone you care about is going through a difficult time.

Read our tips on how to support them - and how to look after your own wellbeing while doing so.

I'm a parent or carer supporting a young person 

For parents and carers

Information for parents or carers who are supporting a young person with their mental health.

Includes places both you and your young person can turn to for help.

Useful contacts

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

Visit our useful contacts page

Coronavirus information hub

Information to help you take care of your wellbeing during the pandemic.

Go to our hubs

Bupa Foundation Partnership

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

To find out more, visit our page on the Bupa Foundation and Mind partnership.

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