There is a lot of really useful help, information and support that can be found online. There are also a lot of irresponsible website, which it can be easy to stumble across when you are searching for help!
Below are links to some of the best online mental health resources and information, which you may find helpful as a starting point.
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Counselling for young people:
MindFull is a service for 11-17 year olds, providing support, information and advice about mental health and emotional wellbeing, helping you to overcome life’s ups and downs and helping you feel confident and happy about who you are. MindFull provide an online counselling service for young people, who can talk to one of their counsellors for one-off sessions. www.mindfull.org THIS SERVICE HAS RECENTLY BEEN SUSPENDED, AND IT IS UNCLEAR WHETHER IT WILL BE RESTORED (Mar 2015).
Mental health information and support:
YoungMinds offer free advice and support for parents worried about their children’s behaviour, emotional problems and mental health, as well as information for young people on a range of mental health issues, including medical conditions, medication and counselling. www.youngminds.org.uk
OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder):
Self Harm / Self Injury:
LifeSIGNS is a voluntary organisation creating understanding about self-injury. It aims to create understanding about self-injury and provide information and support to people of all ages affected by self-injury. www.lifesigns.org.uk
Harmless is a user led organisation that provides a range of services about self harm including support, information, training and consultancy to people who self harm, their friends and families and professionals. www.harmless.org.uk/
TESS Text & Email Support Service for girls and women up to age 24 who are affected by self harm. www.selfinjurysupport.org.uk/tess-text-and-email-support-service
Complementary Therapies and Mental Illness
Other Information & Support: