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Useful Website Links

Useful Websites

Emotional and mental wellbeing

https://www.annafreud.org/on-my-mind/youth-wellbeing/

https://www.childline.org.uk/

https://www.healthforteens.co.uk/hertfordshire/

https://www.healthyyoungmindsinherts.org.uk/parents-and-carers

https://www.kooth.com/

https://www.mindful.org/

https://www.themix.org.uk/

https://www.supportline.org.uk/ (A-Z of concerns with resources)

Bereavement

https://www.childbereavementuk.org/

https://help2makesense.org/

http://stand-by-me.org.uk/

https://www.winstonswish.org/

Child abuse

https://www.stopitnow.org.uk/

Children in care

https://www.becomecharity.org.uk/for-young-people/

Domestic abuse

https://www.hertssunflower.org/herts-sunflower.aspx

Drugs information

https://www.hopeuk.org/

https://www.talktofrank.com/

Eating disorders

https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/

https://seedeatingdisorders.org.uk/page/young-people

Ethnic groups support

http://www.cmha.org.uk/

https://www.myh.org.uk/

Financial support

https://capuk.org/ 

Gender identity

http://genderedintelligence.co.uk/

https://www.mermaidsuk.org.uk/

Healthy bodies

https://beezeebodies.com/programs/beezee-families/

LGBTQ+

https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/

Mental health concerns

https://www.anxietyuk.org.uk/

https://www.changegrowlive.org/

https://www.cwmt.org.uk/

https://www.getselfhelp.co.uk//

https://www.meandmymind.nhs.uk/about/downloadable-resources/ (if hearing voices)

https://www.mind.org.uk/

https://www.minded.org.uk/

https://nopanic.org.uk/

https://www.rethink.org/living-with-mental-illness/young-people

https://www.selfharm.co.uk/

https://youngminds.org.uk/ (parent helpline)

Parental support

https://www.natural-flair.com/

http://www.thebutterflyroom.org/about.html 

Self harm

http://www.harmless.org.uk/

https://www.selfharm.co.uk/alumina/

Sexual health

https://www.brook.org.uk/

https://www.disrespectnobody.co.uk/

Suicidal thoughts

https://theolliefoundation.org/

https://papyrus-uk.org/

https://www.zerosuicidealliance.com/

Terminal illness

http://www.hopesupport.org.uk/

https://www.rainbowtrust.org.uk/

http://www.rosiecranetrust.org/

https://www.togetherforshortlives.org.uk/

Victim Support

https://www.victimsupport.org.uk/

Websites with online chat/counselling for mental health concerns

https://www.childline.org.uk/

https://www.kooth.com/

https://www.samaritans.org/

 

NHS recommended Apps

Beat Panic icon

Beat Panic

Overcome panic attacks and anxiety wherever you happen to be  £0.99

Big White Wall icon

Big White Wall

Get round-the-clock support from therapists to help you cope with stress and anxiety - Free

BlueIce icon

BlueIce

This app helps young people manage their emotions and reduce urges to self-harm - Free

Calm Harm icon

Calm Harm

Reduce urges to self-harm and manage emotions in a more positive way - Free

Catch It icon

Catch It

Learn to manage negative thoughts and look at problems differently - Free

distrACT icon

distrACT

Quick and discreet access to information and advice about self-harm and suicidal thoughts - Free

eQuoo: Emotional Fitness Game icon

eQuoo: Emotional Fitness Game

Use adventure games designed by psychologists to help you increase your emotional fitness - Free, with in-app purchases

Feeling Good: positive mindset icon

Feeling Good: positive mindset

Use audio tracks to help relax your body and mind and build your confidence - Free, with in-app purchases

Ieso icon

Ieso

Connect confidentially and securely with mental health therapists using instant messaging - Free in some areas

MeeTwo icon

MeeTwo

A safe and secure forum for teenagers wanting to discuss any issue affecting their lives - Free

 

My Possible Self: The Mental Health App icon

My Possible Self: The Mental Health App

Learn how to manage fear, anxiety and stress and tackle unhelpful thinking - Free, with in-app purchases

SilverCloud icon

SilverCloud

An eight-week course to help you manage stress, anxiety and depression at your own pace - Free

 

Sleepio icon

Sleepio

An online sleep improvement programme, clinically proven to help you fall asleep faster - Free in some areas

 

Sleepstation icon

Sleepstation

Connect with a team of sleep experts to help you fall asleep or stay asleep through the night
Free with GP referral

 

Stress & Anxiety Companion icon

Stress & Anxiety Companion

Breathing exercises, relaxing music and games to help calm your mind and change negative thoughts
Free, with in-app purchases

 

Student Health App icon

Student Health App

Reduce your worries, feel more confident and get the health information you need as a student - Free
 

Thrive icon

Thrive

Use games to track your mood and teach yourself methods to take control of stress and anxiety -  Free

https://healthyyoungmindspennine.nhs.uk/

https://sam-app.org.uk/ (self-help for anxiety management)

https://www.calm.com