Resources For Young People

Useful Websites

  • YOUNG MINDS are the UK’s leading charity fighting for children and young people’s mental health. They offer support to both young people and parents/carers on a range of mental health issues.
  • Compass GO Mental Health Support Team works with children, young people, families and educational settings in North East Lincolnshire. We provide support, help and advice for pupils, students and schools for issues related to emotional and mental health and wellbeing.
  • ALUMINA is a free, online 7 week course for young people struggling with self-harm. Each course has up to 8 young people, all accessing the sessions from their own phones, tablets or laptops across the UK. The courses take place on different evenings of the week and are run by friendly, trained counsellors and volunteer youth workers. You don’t need an adult to refer you or sign you up, and no-one will see or hear you during the sessions – you’ll just join in via the chatbox.
  • BEAT is the UK’s eating disorder charity. Founded in 1989 as the Eating Disorders Association, their mission is to end the pain and suffering caused by eating disorders. Beat offers information and support on different kinds of eating disorders, and for bother sufferers and those who care for them.
  • YOUNG CARERS TRUST is a major charity for, with and about carers. They work to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems.
  • THINK U KNOW offers advice, information and support regarding online safety for parents/carers and children of all age groups.
  • RAPE CRISIS is a feminist organisation that supports the work of Rape Crisis Centres across England and Wales., and raise awareness and understanding of sexual violence and abuse in all its forms. They offer a safe place to talk and seek advice regarding rape and sexual assault.
  • GALOP offers helplines open to anyone LGBT+ in the UK, as well as friends, family members, and professionals who may be concerned about an LGBT+ person who is facing abuse.

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