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Supporting others – for young people 

Information and resources to help you support a friend or partner who is struggling with their feelings.

How we can help

It can be difficult to support someone who is struggling with their feelings or mental health.

Here's our advice on how you can support a friend or partner, while also looking after yourself too.

How to support a friend>

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

Supporting a friend or partner who self-harms>

Information on how to support a friend or partner who is self-harming.​

Supporting a friend or partner with anger>

Information on how to support a friend or partner who is having problems with anger.

Looking after your wellbeing>

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

Useful contacts>

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

“Seeing someone you care about going through something difficult can be very hard. But remember this won't last forever.”

Bupa Foundation Partnership

Our information for children and 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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