Mental Health Support
Top Tips for Good Mental Health and Wellbeing
Youth Mental Health Ambassador, Dr Alex George has shared his ‘top five tips’ for young people’s good mental health and wellbeing. This is live on the Department for Education’s YouTube channel. He has given advice to young people on how to improve their mood and look after themselves by eating well, getting plenty of sleep and natural light during the daytime.
Parentzone provides support and guidance for parents and carers about the digital world from leading experts and organisations.
Streetwise offer a range of free and confidential services – advice, counselling, sexual health and support services for young people aged 11-25.
Shout 85258 is a free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope. They launched in May 2019 and have had more than 500,000 conversations with people who are anxious, stressed, depressed, suicidal or overwhelmed and who need immediate.
Mental Health First Aid
Useful information on how to protect yourself against stress.
Kooth is a FREE, anonymous, confidential, safe, online Wellbeing service, offering counselling, information, and forums for children and young people. Access 365 days a year to counsellors who are available from: 12 noon-10pm Monday- Friday, and 6pm-10pm Saturday and Sunday.