Young People

Anna Freud Centre 

Phone: 0207 794 2313 Email: info@annafreud.org 

Website: www.annafreud.org

A children’s mental health charity providing specialist help and training and carrying out research. 

Child line 

Phone: 0800 1111 (Freephone, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week) 

Website: http://www.childline.org.uk

Provides free confidential counselling and emotional support for children and young people. Online chat services with a counsellor are also available on the website. 

Place 2 Be 

Phone: 0207 923 5500 Email: enquiries@place2be.org.uk 

Website: www.place2be.org.uk

Place2Be provides emotional and therapeutic services in primary and secondary schools to build Children’s resilience through talking, creative work and play.

Kooth

Website: www.kooth.com

Provides free on line support for young people delivered by qualified counsellors via chat based services.

STEM4

Email: enquiries@stem4.org.uk 

Website: www.stem4.org.uk 

STEM4 aims to improve teenage mental health by stemming commonly occurring mental health issues at an early stage.

The Mix (formerly Get Connected)

Phone: 0808 808 4994 (11am-11pm, 7 days a week) 

Website: www.getconnected.org.uk 

The Mix (formerly Get Connected) is the UK’s free, confidential helpline service for young people under 25 who need help but don’t know where to turn. It provides information on a wide range of issues, including mental health related topics. Help can be accessed by phone, email or webchat, and it also runs a free telephone counselling service. 

YoungMinds

Phone: 0808 802 5 544  Email: ymenquiries@youngminds.org.uk 

Website: www.youngminds.org.uk 

YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people through campaign, research and policy work. They also operate a parent helpline (see above) for any parents concerned about their child’s mental health, and resources for professionals working with young people.