Useful Links:

• If you need additional support between sessions, there are various online services accessible through the NHS website.


Great for online advice, support and information. You can call free on 0800 1111 if you need to talk to someone.

The Samaritans have people on the end of the phone- night and day – to talk to you about any worries or concerns that you may have. You can call for free (from any phone) at any time to speak to someone.

Their number is 116 123

crisis Text Line 24/7

Crisis support for people under 25. Text ‘THEMIX’ to 85258. A trained volunteer will text you back. (They aim to respond within 5 mins.)

‘Young Minds’ is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. There is help and advice on this website for coping with all sorts of mental health issues.

A site that offers self-help resources and information for a range of mental health issues.


Online counselling service for teens. Free to register – safe and anonymous

This website has stories, questions and information about self-harm. You can also join ‘Alumina’ - an online based support group for young people between 14-18.

The UK charity for the prevention of young suicide. They have Hopeline UK – for confidential support and advice. Call: 0800 068 4141 Text: 07860039967 Email:

Support for Parents, Guardians and Carers at Helpline offering support for all aspects of family life – Tel: 0808 800 2222