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Where Can I Get Extra Help?

The Therapy Home aims to make mental health help accessible. We therefore will be offering free resources, including self-help guides. We would also like to share on this page a range of website and documents that you may find helpful. Please note that these are created by external agencies. If you need crisis support please look below for guidance. 

Websites

https://www.camhs-resources.co.uk/websites

This webpage is an amazing list of many of the best websites for young people struggling with their mental health. In particular I would recommend Young Minds.

 

 
 

Apps

https://www.camhs-resources.co.uk/apps-1

Another brilliant resource is the above link which has numerous apps for wellbeing and mental health. My favourites are Smiling Mind and Calm 

Videos

https://www.camhs-resources.co.uk/videos
 

This website has many videos around different aspects of child mental health. I would encourage you to watch a few of them. One I particularly like is a the video below from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Books

https://www.camhs-resources.co.uk/books

Depending on what you are looking for there are so many books available. This webpage is a great place to start. In particular I would recommend Mind Over Mood as a good place to start. Feel free to get in touch for specific book recommendations! 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Crisis Support 

If you or someone you know are feeling overwhelmed and unsafe please use some of the crisis services below. 

If you are struggling with your feelings and want to talk to someone but are not ready or able to access emergency support, there are plenty of telephone and online services. They are free to use, and have confidentiality policies.

 

ChildLine
Call 0800 1111 to speak to a counsellor, or visit www.childline.org.uk for an online 1-2-1 chat with a counsellor or to post on their message boards.

Samaritans
Call 116 123 to be listened to 24 hours a day, email them using jo@samaritans.org or visit www.samaritans.org for more information.

 

YoungMinds
Text YM to 85258 to access their Crisis Messenger, is available 24/7

 

HOPELineUK
A confidential support service for young people having thoughts of suicide. Call them on 0800 068 4141, text them on 07786 209 697, or email pat@papyrus-uk.org. Find more information at www.papyrus-uk.org

 

Family Lives
Call 0808 800 2222 for information and advice on any aspect of parenting and family life, including bullying.

 

Mermaids
Call 0344 334 0550 for emotional support for transgender and gender diverse young people and their families/friends. Visit www.mermaidsuk.org.uk

 

B-eat
Call 0808 801 0711 or visit https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/ for help to beat eating disorders.

If you are in crisis or unsafe visit A&E – call 999 if you need an ambulance

A&E is where the most serious emergencies are treated – if you are experiencing a mental health emergency, it is important to take it as seriously as a physical health emergency.

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