Useful links for young people

Useful links for young people:

If you are struggling with your mental well-being it can be confusing and lonely. Talking to someone about how you are feeling can start to help make a difference and help you find your way through the challenges you face. I have included below some useful short films and booklets below that you may find supportive.

Downloadable information:

Short Films:

Short animation explaining depression and ways to manage it.

A short film by the Charlie Waller Memorial Foundation about self harm and how to get help.

A short film explaining how stress effects the body and how you can help reduce your stress levels.



  • Smiling Mind – lots of free mindfulness audio clips for different age groups
  • Breathe – mindfulness audio and activities
  • Mindshift – Helping yourself to manage your anxiety
  • Calm Harm – help yourself to reduce your self harming
  • Daylio – track your mood on a daily basis


  • My Anxiety Handbook – Sue Knowles
  • Can I tell you about self harm – A guide for friends, family and professionals – Pookie Knightsmith
  • Blame my Brain, The amazing teenage brain revealed – Nicola Morgan
  • Instant Help Workbooks for Teens – Available on Amazon on a range of themes from self-esteem through to anger and anxiety and body image

There are also alot of other recomended books for young people you can check out here: Telegraph books for young people