Young People’s Mental Wellbeing and Health
Good mental health is as important for your wellbeing as physical health. Mental health problems will affect 1 in 10 children and young people, we want to make sure that young people have access to information and advice in one place, and are aware of local services, that can help support when experiencing emotional wellbeing, mental health or behavioural concerns.
The links below lead you to top tips, a vast array of resources and give you the ability the prioritise your self-care:
Mind - https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/for-children-and-young-people/
Stem 4 - https://stem4.org.uk/
NHS Every mind matters – looking after a young persons MH - https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/childrens-mental-health/
NHS Every mind matters – MH and self care for Young people - https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/youth-mental-health/
Health for kids - https://www.healthforkids.co.uk/
Health for teens - https://www.healthforteens.co.uk/
The Mix - https://www.themix.org.uk/
Young minds - https://youngminds.org.uk/
Anna Freud - https://www.annafreud.org/
Children and young peoples MH coalition (YP resources) - https://cypmhc.org.uk/children-and-young-people/
Charlie Waller - https://charliewaller.org/
Kooth - https://www.kooth.com/
Camhs - https://www.nottinghamshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/camhs
Useful numbers and helplines for young people
Childline: Emotional support for children and young people on issues relating to child abuse, bullying etc
0800 1111 www.childline.org.uk
Helpline: 116 123
24hr service offering emotional support.
Text Shout to 8525
Shout is the UK’s first free 24/7 text service for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help.