Explains difficulties you may face as a parent with a mental health problem, support available and suggestions on how to help yourself and your children.
Provides information for parents on supporting your child and has a directory mental health services that you can search by your local area.
Supports children and young people, and their parents and carers, including with mental health problems.
Support for families with young children, including details of local services.
Counsellors available until 10pm every day. Free, safe and anonymous online counselling for young people. Check whether this is offered in your area.
Online network aimed at parents and parents-to-be, including online forums and details of local groups.
Information about health problems and treatments, including details of local NHS services in England.
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).
Offers emotional support and information for anyone affected by mental health problems.
This information was published in April 2019. We will revise it in 2022.
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