Crisis Support If in an emergency, always dial 999

CAMHS crisis team: 08000516171

Childline: 08001111

Samaritans: 116123

The Mix: 08088084994

Papyrus HopeLineUK: 08000684141

YoungMinds Crisis Messenger: text YM to 85258

Apps, Websites & much more General mental health and wellbeing support for young people & parents

Anna Freud Centre

General advice and support for young people and parents, with a useful ‘parents helpline’ resource.

Happy Maps

General self help resources for young people and parents.

CAMHS Recovery college

  A range of resources for young people and parents.

Stem 4

Advice around anxiety, depression, self harm, eating disorders, sleep problems and addiction.

Young Minds

Advice and support for a range of mental health problems

The Mix

A variety of help and support for sex, relationships, money, drugs, housing & much more…


Help & advice on bullying, abuse, family issues, plus resources such as the mood journal.

Mind Mate

Advice around all mental health problems for young people and parents.


Online counselling and community to support you

Strut Safe

Call 0333 335 0026 if you feel unsafe walking alone.

Every Mind Matters

Find your little big thing for your mental health.

Tourettes Action

Find your little big thing for your mental health.

Apps A range of apps selected and recommended by us at Footsteps...

Move Mood

Calm Harm

Clear Fear

Combined Minds

Childline – For Me

Samaritans – self help


Smiling Minds



Worth Warrior


MindShift CBT


Domestic Abuse & Exploitation



Eating Disorders

Self Harm

Drugs & Alcohol

Sexual Health & Relationships

Young People in Care


Local Support for Young People & their families

Sleep Problems

Support for Parents

There is also a parental helpline available from Young Minds:
0808 802 55 44 (9.30am -4pm weekdays)