National resources

Charlie Waller Memorial Trust

National charity working to promote the positive mental health of children and young people. It provides free resources and online training for adults working with children and young people.


Childline offers advice about a range of issues and provides a 24 hr counselling helpline

Tel: 0800 1111

My Mind

My Mind is a website created by Cheshire and Wirral Partnership which has lots of self-help resources for young people:

My CAMHS Choices

My CAMHS Choices aims to provide young people accessing CAMHS with the information you need to make meaningful choices about your care, including a really useful list of links and resources.

The Mix

The Mix UK support service for young people. Provides information on range of issues including mental health, also online support and free confidential helpline.

Young Minds

Young Minds is the UK’s leading charity promoting the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. The website provides a range of resources.


Papyrus is a national charity concerned with the prevention of suicide in young people. The site provides lots of information and there is a number to call to talk with a counsellor.

Tel: 0800 068 4141


Samaritans provide a free 24 hour confidential helpline for people in distress.

Tel: 116 123


MindED is a free national resource for professionals about child mental health. It provides a range of resources to help professionals understand mental health problems and to support young people.

Royal College of Psychiatry

Royal College of Psychiatry have a number of useful leaflets and materials about a range of mental health problems.


Mermaids provides information, email support and a helpline for young people and parents who are uncomfortable with their gender.

Tel: 0844 334 0550

Last updated: 15 August, 2016