Websites

Take a look at my recommended websites for support with mental health.

Mental health websites

Young Minds

This is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional well-being and mental health of children and young people.

 

Beat

Beat is a website dedicated to Eating Disorders.

MindEd

An online learning and advice resource for anyone interested in, or concerned about, the mental health of children and teenagers.

Childline

A counselling service for children and young people up to their 19th birthday in the UK provided by the NSPCC.

Heads Together

Beat is a website dedicated to Eating Disorders.

Frank

Provides facts, support and advice on drugs and alcohol.

Rethink Mental Illness

Help & support for people affected by mental illness.

Child Bereavement UK

Providing information & support to families when a child is bereaved.

Head Meds​ ​

Provides information on mental health medications.

Time To Change

A mental health campaign  with the objective of reducing mental health-related stigma and discrimination

National Autistic Society

The leading UK charity for autistic people and their families.

Samaritans

A registered charity aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in emotional distress or struggling to cope.

Mood Juice

Offers information, advice to those experiencing troublesome thoughts, feelings and actions.

National Self-Harm Network

Offers support forums, in a safe environment, that can help people understand and manage self-harm.

OCD-UK

Support and information for those suffering Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.

Kidscape

Offers support and information for young people experiencing bullying.

Care For The Family

National charity which aims to promote strong family life & help those who face family difficulties.

Anna Freud Centre

A children’s charity dedicated to providing training & support for child mental health services.

Family Lives

Parenting and family support.

Papyrus

The UK Charity for the prevention of young suicide

Winstons Wish

Support children and young people after the death of a parent or sibling.

Women's Aid

Offer support and information to women and children who have experienced domestic violence.

LGBT Youth Scotland

Advice and support for the LGBT community.

Happy Maps

Advice and support for parents, children and young people on a range of mental health issues.

MindMate

Helps young people understand the way they are feeling and find the right advice and support.

Therapy Comics

Mental health resources using comics instead of text.

Gingerbread

Advice and support for single parents. 

Tourettes Action

Support and information about Tourette’s Syndrome.

Anxiety UK

Advice and support for those suffering from anxiety and panic.

ADHD Foundation

Support and information about ADHD.

NSPCC

A charity campaigning and working in child protection in the United Kingdom.

Brave Online

Online CBT for young people experiencing anxiety

Changing Faces

British charity supporting and representing children, young people, and adults who have a visible difference to the face, hands, or body.

Stem 4

Charity that supports positive mental health in teenagers. 

Reach Out

Reach Out is an Australian website which helps with everyday questions through to tough times.

Charlie Waller Trust

This charity was established to understand and talk openly about depression and support where young people know how to maintain positive mental health.

ACAMH

The ACAMH website has extensive information about youth mental health topics as well as resources for professionals working with young people and families

On My Mind

On My Mind aims to empower young people to make informed choices about their mental health and well-being.

Heads Above The Waves​

A not for profit charity that supports young people with depression and self-harm.

Rise Above

Rise Above has helpful information about gaining confidence, managing anxiety and general advice from the people who’ve been there themselves.

The Proud Trust

An organisation that helps young people empower themselves to make a positive change for themselves.

Wee Seeds

A digital toolbox to plant the seeds of calm, focus & sleep in the early years, nurture well-being and grow family connections through mindfulness & meditation.

Alumina

Offers free online support for those aged 14-19. 

Operation Diversity Academy

An online training, resource and support membership site for parents, carers and guardians of neurodivergent children with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities. Free 14 day membership available during Covid.

Action for Children

Amongst the resources provided by AfC is a free and confidential live chat service with parenting staff. Chat online or request a call back when it’s convenient for you.

HandsOn Scotland

HandsOn provides help and practical advice for supporting children and young people’s mental health and emotional wellbeing. 

Bridge the Gap

A non-profit organisation supporting parents and schools develop practical strategies to support children’s emotional development, well-being and mental health.

Help Guide

HelpGuide is a small independent nonprofit that runs one of the world’s top 10 mental health websites. Contains trustworthy content that can be used to improve  mental health and make healthy changes.

The Teen Sleep Hub

The Teen Sleep Hub provides support to teenagers to help them get the sleep they need. 

Lucy Faithfull Foundation

The Lucy Faithfull Foundation is the only UK-wide child protection charity dedicated solely to preventing child sexual abuse.

Harmless

Harmless is a passionate organisation who works to address and overcome issues related to self-harm and suicide.

Self Injury Support

UK-wide self-harm & self-injury charity offering direct support, reliable information, expert training and specialist consultancy.

Mind

Mind is a mental health charity. They aim to make sure no one has to face a mental health problem alone.