Getting the support you need

Your head can be a complicated place and it’s not always easy to know when you might need help. Sometimes your friends or family might even notice that you need help before you do. Check out some of the clues below to keep an eye out for — as well as hints and tips on making the most of the people who can support you.

You will need different information if you are receiving mental health support at the moment or you have already been to see a professional.


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Things you might find useful

Think Ninja app

ThinkNinja is a free app specifically designed to educate 10-18 year olds about mental health, emotional wellbeing and to provide skills young people can use to build resilience and stay well.

Think Ninja app

Already using services?

Already been to see a professional for support? This page is for you

Visit MindMate page

On My Mind

To help you make informed choices about your mental wellbeing , including a jargon buster and understanding treatments. Website hosted by Anna Freud Centre.

On My Mind from Anna Freud

Young Minds

Charity which supports children and young people needing support with mental health, whether you’re just needing a boost or are already accessing services.

Young Minds

Self-care

Things you can do to help look after your own mental health. Hosted by the Anna Freud Centre.

Self-care

ChildLine

ChildLine is a free and confidential helpline. Call or go online for more information.

ChildLine

Epic Friends

This site is all about helping you to help your friends who might be struggling to cope emotionally

Epic Friends

Medication

Straight talk on mental health medication for young people from YoungMinds.

HeadMeds

Mental Health at Work

Resources and information all about mental health in the workplace for employees and employers.

Mental Health at Work