Young Minds -
Provides young people with tools to look after their mental health. The website is full of advice and information on what to do if you're struggling with how you feel. Young Minds also empowers parents and adults who work with young people, to be the best support they can be to the young people in their lives. Young Minds give young people the space and confidence to get their voices heard and change the world we live in.
Kooth is an online mental wellbeing community. Access to free, safe, confidential and anonymous wellbeing support.
Shout is a free, confidential, anonymous text service for anyone in the UK. It won’t appear on your phone bill. Trained volunteers are there for you 24/7 to listen and support you to get to a calmer and safe place.
To start a conversation, text the word 'SHOUT' to 85258.
Healthy Young Minds -
Mental health advice for young people and family members. Through this website you can also make a self-referral to CAMHS rather than waiting for a GP or other health professional to refer you.
N-Compass Northwest –
N-compass provides a free counselling service to support young people aged 11-18 in Fylde and Wyre, Preston, Chorley and South Ribble. N-compass operates across the North of England to help people regain control of their lives, providing hope and a sense of purpose, through the provision of Carers, Advocacy, Wellbeing, Counselling and Volunteering Services.
STEM 4 –
Advice and guidance around eating disorders, self-harm, anxiety, depression and addiction.
Mental Health Foundation –
A range of content designed to give individuals more information about mental health and to help them to look after their mental health. The site consists of podcasts, videos, tools to test stress and levels of positive mental health, inspiring stories and information about getting help if struggling.
Mental Health and Wellbeing Helpline –
Telephone: 0800 915 4640 / Text Service: Text HELLO to 07860 022 846
This is a confidential listening and information service operated by trained volunteers.
School Nursing Service –
Chat Health text service: 07507 330 510
Advice and guidance for parents/carers and young people on aspects of both mental and physical health.
Lancashire Youth Zone -
Telephone: 0800 51 11 11 / Text: 07786 51 11 11