Resources for young people, parents, carers and professionals:
- Talk to Frank – information, advice and support about drugs
- Samaritans – talk to Samaritans any time, about anything that’s worrying you
- Young Minds – mental health support for young people
- Brook.org.uk – sexual health advice and information for young people
- Worth talking about – helpline providing information, advice and guidance for young people aged 12-18 on sexuality and sexual health. Issues dealt with include contraception, pregnancy, family planning clinics, sexually transmitted diseases, peer pressure and relationships.
- The Hide Out – support if you’re affected by domestic abuse
- NHS Choices – health advice for young people
- Carers trust – advice for young carers
- Childnet – staying safe online
- Pace – online information and support for parents and professionals of young people being sexually exploited
- Students against depression – site contains excellent information and help for anyone feeling depressed
- National Youth Advocacy Service – provides information, advice, advocacy and legal representation to young people up to 25
- The Mix – essential support for under 25s on all issues important to young people, including relationships, your body, money, crime, study and lifestyle.
- Mind hub – created by young people for young people, this site provides information on emotional health and wellbeing.
- Kooth – free, safe and anonymous online support for young people
- Family Lives – A Gloucestershire – based support service for families, provides help and support in all aspects of family life. Available 24hrs a day, seven days a week.
- Talk to Frank – 0300 123 6600, open all day every day
- Samaritans – 116 123, open all day every day
- Childline (under 19s) – 0800 1111, open all day every day
- Mind infoline (mental health) – 0300 123 3393, open 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday (except for bank holidays)
- Call 999 if you feel you or someone else is in immediate danger or 111 for out of hours GP
- Calm Harm – helps anyone struggling with self harming to manage the urge to self harm
- Mind shift – helps with anxiety
- Know Drugs: The Parent’s Guide
- Tootoot – safeguarding app for professionals
- WellMind – free NHS mental health and wellbeing app designed to help you with stress, anxiety and depression