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Where To Get Help

Emotional Well Being Websites


Parentline Plus a national charity that works for, and with, parents. Info for all aspects of parenting including regional support groups, groups run by phone and online message boards.

Helpline: 0808 800 2222
 
Contact a Family the only UK-wide charity providing advice, information and support to the parents of all disabled children.
Helpline: 0808 808 3555
 
National Autistic Society Information on the rights and interests of all people on the autistic spectrum, providing individuals and their families with help, support and services.
Helpline: 0845 070 4004 (open 10am-4pm, Monday-Friday)
 
Young Minds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.       Parent helpline - 0808 802 5544
 
Mental Health Foundation Information on types of problems faced by children, what the symptoms might be and who to talk to get help.  
 
Online safety: what parents need to know, advice on what children do on the internet, social networking websites and online games.
Cyber bullying Advice for parents about bullying online and through social networking websites or mobile phones .
 
Beat Bullying is an international bullying prevention charity working and campaigning to make bullying unacceptable www.beatbullying.org.
 
FRANK friendly confidential drugs advice www.talktofrank.com Advice for parents/carers who are worried about a child www.talktofrank.com/worried-about-a-child.
 
QUIT smoking youth service, helps young people make informed choices about tobacco use and provides practical, tailored support and advice to those who want to stop smoking at www.quit.org.uk/youth-services/
 
CHILD LINE 0800 1111 Contact Child Line anytime - calls are free and confidential 
Exam Stress Sometimes exams can leave you feeling overwhelmed and unable to cope. The good news is the stress can be managed and help is available here.
 

Youth Information Counselling Unit - a counselling and information service for young people aged 13-25. Phone 01724 281824 or e-mail projects@northlincs.gov.uk

Self-Harm Information Websites


MIND provides information and advice on understanding self harm.
 
HARMLESS is a user led organisation that provides a range of services about self-harm.
 
Young Minds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.
Young Minds Parent help line 0808 802 5544
 
Mental Health Foundation is the UK charity which works across all age ranges and all aspects of mental health.
Click here for information regarding self-harm.
Click here for booklet 'The Truth about self-harm.
 
Click here for information about Self-harm.
 
Started out of the work of Youthscape, a local charity based in Luton, Bedfordshire, UK.
 
CHILD LINE 0800 1111 Contact Child Line anytime - calls are free and confidential 
Click here for advice and further information.