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Mental health resources


Here you will find a collection of resources for supporting you or those around you, to access help & advice when you need it.


This section is updated regularly, in response to new evidence from studies around mental health.

Helpful resources for supporting yourself and others

Action for Happiness

www.actionforhappiness.org
An organisation with a vision for a happier world.  Their website provides many resources for actions we can take to feel happier and help to reduce mental ill health personally and with others.

YoungMinds

www.youngminds.org.uk
The UK's leading charity committed to improving emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people and empowering their parents and carers.

ChildLine

www.childline.org.uk
A counselling service for parents, children and young people.  Help and advice is free and confidential.

Kooth

www.kooth.com
Provides free online support for young people, delivered by qualified counsellors via chat-based services.

Mind

www.mind.org.uk
National mental health charity, offering an excellent range of materials on all aspects of mental health.

Time to Change

www.time-to-change.org.uk
An anti-stigma campaign run by the leading mental health charities - Mind and Rethink Mental Illness.

MindEd

www.minded.org.uk
Free educational resource on children and young people's mental health for all adults.

USEFUL APPS...

Dragon in the attic (for children)

http://dragonapp.me/play
Developed by GP's, this App is aimed at 8-12 yrs, teaching them how to make healthy choices for their mind and body.  

Headspace

www.headspace.com
This App teaches mindfulness principles to improve wellbeing