Useful Helpline links

Juice offers free, confidential health advice and support from qualified nurses and youth workers
to anyone under 19. Find out more about safe sex, friendships, smoking, drugs, body image, stress, alcohol, bullying, and relationships.

FRANK helps you find out everything you might want to know about drugs (and some stuff you don't).

Alateen is for teenage relatives and friends of alcoholics.  Alateen is part of Al-Anon.

Advice for victims of bullying and their families.

Beat is the leading UK charity for people with eating disorders and their families. Information and help on all aspects of eating disorders including anorexia, bulimia and binge eating.

Rehab Recovery is a free helpline for people suffering from a wide range of eating disorders.

 

Find everything you need to support young people affected by cancer, and inspire them to help millions of others.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender helpline.

Leaflet with information about FGM. For free and confidential advice call the FGM helpline 0800 028 3550.

Rehab 4 Addiction offers a free helpline dedicated to helping people suffering from drug, alcohol and mental health issues. Rehab 4 Addiction was established in 2011 by people who overcame addiction themselves. You can contact Rehab 4 Addiction on 0800 140 4690.

General Helplines

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.

Abuse & violence / Bullying, harassment and discrimination / Citizenship and cultural issues / Crime, the law and your rights / Drink, drugs and addictions / Families and care

Feelings and mental health / Gender and sexual identity / Harming yourself / Housing and homelessness / Physical health / Sex, relationships and pregnancy / Work, education and money.

Childline is a free 24 hour counselling service for children and young people provided by the NSPCC. Common issues they deal with are: child abuse, bullying, family separation, domestic abuse.

 

The Samaritans website is dedicated to helping prevent suicide and has information on how to get help and the warning signs.

Help for Parents

 

The YoungMinds Parents’ Helpline offers free confidential online and telephone support, including information and advice, to any adult worried about the emotional problems, behaviour or mental health of a child or young person up to the age of 25.                                         

 

Family Lives offers a confidential helpline service which is free from landlines and most mobiles. Please call us on 0808 800 2222 for information, advice, guidance and support on any aspect of parenting and family life.

 

 

 

Helping parents protect and inform their kids about alcohol.

 

 

The government has launched a new online tool called Parent Info to give parents advice and tips on preparing their children for adult life.