As well as advice, information and support many of these websites also offer guidance and resources about self-help.
Although we have listed high quality, reputable websites as these are all external websites the Trust can take no responsibility for their accuracy and content.
Childline is a confidential support service for children and young people.
Tel: 0800 1 1 1 1
Mental Health Foundation
Provides information and advice including a guide to Mental Health problems, topical issues and treatment options. It also provides wellbeing podcasts. http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/
The Royal College of Psychiatrists
An organisation dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by mental illness. It provides information for young people, parents, teachers and carers. It also provides a helpline. http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/healthadvice/parentsandyouthinfo.aspx
A 24-hour service offering confidential emotional support to anyone who is in crisis.
Helpline: 08457 90 90 90 http://www.samaritans.org/
Provides information for young people about mental health issues and emotional wellbeing. It also provides a helpline for parents. http://www.youngminds.org.uk/
- Recover Your Life [This is one of the largest self harm support websites and is there to support people with mental health problems which fall under many headings, including, but not limited to self harm, eating disorders, mental health problems and abuse and bullying.] Website: recoveryourlife.com
- The Site, your guide to real life [This is an online guide to life for 16-25 year-olds in the UK that provides non-judgmental support and information including useful information and help on mental health and self harm.] Website: thesite.org.uk
- You may consider the following sources of information to help support you:
- The Safe Zone Website: thesafezone.co.uk/parents/self_harming
- National Self-Harm Network Website: firstname.lastname@example.org .