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Mental Health Resources

for Young People and Parents/Guardians

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The Samaritans

The Samaritans listen in full confidence and offer emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, without judging or telling people what to do.

📞 116 123

🕒 24/7





YoungMinds is a charity who offer information to children and young people about mental health and emotional wellbeing.

📞 Text YM to 85258

🕒 24/7

📞 Parents Helpline: 0808 802 5544

🕒 Monday to Friday 9.30am – 4pm



The Mix

Essential support for under 25s.

📞 0808 808 4994 | Text THEMIX to 85258

🕒 7 days a week from 3pm to 12am | 24/7

📧 email The Mix




Childline is a free, private and confidential service where you can talk about anything. Childline is helps anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through. You can talk about anything. Whether it’s something big or small, their trained counsellors can support you.

📞 0800 1111

🕒 9am - 3.30am

📧 email Childline




If you feel comfortable to do so, speak to your GP if you are experiencing persistent symptoms of low mood for more than 2 weeks.

🌐 Find a GP

🌐 Get Support from a Mental Health Charity


What's Up With Everyone?

What’s Up With Everyone is a campaign of a series of animated stories and companion website—co-produced with and for young people—aims to increase mental health literacy



More Research at King's!

What is the REACH Project?

Resilience, Ethnicity, and AdolesCent Mental Health

The REACH study will help us understand the best ways to promote good mental health among young people from all backgrounds.

The study is taking place in 12 secondary schools in south London, with over 4000 young people (Years 7-9) invited to take part since 2016.

REACH is based at ​King's College London, and is funded by the European Union. 

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