National organisations

Kooth  kooth.com  –  an online counselling service for adolescents

Brook brook.org.uk sexual health/education/wellbeing support for young people

Harmless harmless.org.uk  Support for self injury

NACOA  https://www.nacoa.org.uk/  for children of alcoholics

Young Minds youngminds.org.uk  mental health support

Young Carers carerssupportcentre.org.uk

Winstons Wish winstonswish.org – Bereavement support

Beat 0808 8010711 beateatingdisorders.org.uk

Stone Wall stonewall.org.uk  – for LGBT people

Counselling

    http://www.do-happy.com

    http://www.counsellingmelwilks.co.uk

Mind You www.mindyou.org.uk
Developed for children and young people to promote mental health and
emotional wellbeing

Trauma Recovery Centre (TRC)  www.trc-org.uk
Offering individual sessions to reduce trauma symptoms, can include anxiety,
depression or low mood, nightmares, panic attacks etc

Childline   www.childline.org.uk
Tel: 0800 1111
Free information and advice for children and young people, along with a free,
confidential hotline for children and young people to call for support.

Samaritans   Tel: 116 123
Offering support for people who would like to talk about their mental health or
any worries they may have.

Mood Juice  www.moodjuice.scot.nhs.uk
This website allows you to access free self-help resources for a range of
mental health issues which are aimed for older young people and adults.

Minded for Families  https://mindedforfamilies.org.uk/
A free e-learning resource for parents/carers to learn more about mental
health and how to support their children/young people.

Creative Youth Network  https://www.creativeyouthnetwork.org.uk/
Creative Youth Network helps young people, no matter what their background
or circumstances, to reach their own potential. Most courses are free however
some may request a small donation.

Empire Fighting Chance  http://www.empirefightingchance.org/
Empire Fighting Chance is specialist alternative provision for students at risk
of permanent exclusion. They provide a wide range of sport/mentoring
programmes targeting those young people with low self-esteem and
confidence issues. Please ask School, a health professional or Social Care to
complete a referral.

Thinking Allowed
A service for Children and Young People who are in Care or who have been
adopted. This service is apart of the Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Service. Professionals are able to refer (such as health professionals or social
workers) however young people and carers are able to self-refer if this is
preferred.

Self-injury Support  https://www.selfinjurysupport.org.uk/
Text: 07537 432 444 (Tues, Weds, Thurs 7pm – 9:30pm)
Self-injury Support is an organisation for girls and women to access for
support and advice in relation to self-harm. Young people can access a free
‘rainbow journal’ which is designed to help with thoughts and feelings of selfharm. E-mail and Webchat is also available.