Details of places you can go if you're a young person looking for support or information.
Charity supporting children, young people and their families across England.
A national database of mental health charities and organisations from across Britain who offer mental health advice and support.
Counsellors available until 10pm every day. Free, safe and anonymous online counselling for young people. Check whether this is offered in your area.
Advice and support for young people struggling with unusual experiences, such as hearing voices.
Information for young people to make informed choices about their mental health and wellbeing.
0808 800 5007 (Young people’s helpline)
0808 800 5005 (National Male Survivor helpline)
Helplines for adults and young people who have experienced sexual abuse and rape. Offers face-to-face services in Coventry and Warwickshire and another helpline specifically for male survivors.
116 123 (freephone)
Chris, Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK
PO Box 90 90
Stirling FK8 2SA
Samaritans are open 24/7 for anyone who needs to talk. You can visit some Samaritans branches in person. Samaritans also have a Welsh Language Line on 0808 164 0123 (7pm–11pm every day).
Charity working for people in housing need by providing free, independent, expert housing advice.
Support for people under 25 who hear voices, have visions or other unusual sensory experiences or beliefs.
0808 802 5544 (parents helpline)
85258 (crisis messenger service, text YM)
Committed to improving the mental health of babies, children and young people, including support for parents and carers. Provides information on medication for young people.
Advice and counselling network for young people, including details of free local services.
This information was published in June 2019. We will revise it in 2021.
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