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.
- How can I ask for help – PDF booklet
- Helping yourself to feel better PDF booklet
- Looking after yourself during your GCSE’s – PDF booklet
- Information for young people worried about self harm PDF booklet
- Depression PDF booklet
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.
- www.childline.org.uk – stacks of useful info for young people of any age, alongside a free 24hr confidential phone service 0800 111111
- www.youngminds.org.uk – information about mental health for young people
- www.papyrus-uk.org – confidential suicide prevention online or on the phone 0800 068 4141
- www.anxietycanada.com – self help information for young people dealing with anxiety
- 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