If you are a child or young person and are concerned about your mental health then speak as soon as possible to an adult that you trust. This could be a parent (or other family member), a teacher, or a doctor (GP). If you are not sure who to talk to you can telephone Childline or The Samaritans (contact listed below).
Childline (for children and young people only)
0800 1111 (UK), 24 hours a day
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Available 24 hours a day for children and young people, help and advice about a wide range of issues, talk to a counsellor online, send ChildLine an email or post on the message boards.
Offers advice and support to service users; has a network of local associations in England and Wales to which people can turn for help and assistance.
For teachers and everyone working in education to boost health, happiness and wellbeing through individual support and great management.
NHS mental health services
Find local mental health services on the NHS website.
You can also get advice from NHS 111 phone service.
Mental health and wellbeing information
YoungMinds is the UK's leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.
Honest information and support for young people in the UK on a range of issues.
Mental Health Foundation
Charity improving the lives of those with mental health problems or learning disabilities.
At its heart, MindEd provides practical knowledge that gives adults confidence to identify a mental health issue and act swiftly, meaning better outcomes for the child or young person involved..