Resources for young people and families

If you're looking for help and advice, try some of these resources that we've put together.

CUES-Ed: Looking After Ourselves - The CUES-Ed team have put together a fantastic guide for children aged 7-11 all about looking after your mental health and wellbeing.

OCD and COVID-19 - The OCD, BDD, and Related Disorders Service put together this guide to help you manage your OCD symptoms during the Coronavirus outbreak.

DISCOVER: apps and resources - The DISCOVER team have put a helpful factsheet together that contains lots of helpful organisations and apps to help you manage your mental health.

Helpful apps

Calm Harm: www.calmharm.co.uk

A free app to help teenagers manage the urge to self-harm.

Clear Fear - www.clearfear.co.uk

Helps you manage fears & worries

Wysa - www.wysa.io

A chatbot that helps you to manage mood and utilises Cognitive Behavioural Therapy techniques

Calm - www.calm.com

Meditate, breathe, sleep and relax

Woebot - www.woebot.io

Therapy chatbot app – helps with low mood and anxiety

Sanvello - www.sanvello.com

An app that helps with stress, anxiety and depression.

Smiling Mind - www.smilingmind.com.au

Free mindfulness exercises

Help and advice for young people

Young Mindswww.youngminds.org.uk

Tips and advice on how to cope with self isolation

Kooth - https://www.kooth.com

An online counselling service for young people, free in certain boroughs

The Mix - http://www.themix.org.uk/

Support on any issues aimed at young people under 25 years old

Anna Freud - https:/www.annafreud.org/on-my-mind/self-care/

Ideas for self-care activities

Headspace - https://www.headspace.com/

Meditation exercises

Helplines

NHS - Talk to your GP or call 111

If you need urgent help and think that you are at risk of harm to yourself, please attend A&E or call 999.

Childline - 0800 1111 or chat online at www.childline.org.uk

Confidential helpline, and support from counsellors online.

Samaritans - 116 123 or email jo@samaritans.org

24 hour confidential emotional support for people experiencing distress.

Shout - Text ‘SHOUT’ to 85258

24 hour text service for anyone in crisis, or struggling to cope.

Papyrus - 0800 068 4141 (10am-10pm), text 07786 209 697, or email pat@papyrus-uk.org

A charity that supports young people experiencing suicidal thoughts.


Help and advice for parents

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