4 May 2021

Get Support: Online Mental Health Support for You


We’ve curated a list full of mental health support resources for you and other young people so you can easily find the help that’s right for you. Take a look at our list below.


BBC Bitesize Mental Health 

BBC Bitesize has useful articles on a number of topics including dealing with perfectionism, feeling overwhelmed, disappointment, motivation, friendships and many others.
Follow them on Twitter: @bbcbitesize >>


BBC Headroom – Mental Health Toolkit 

Tips for mindfulness, motivation and sleep. This resource also shares people’s personal experiences of mental health and how they handle their mental health today. They have curated a playlist to help boost your mood and they have recommended some activities to help reset your brain.


Black Lives Matter: Mental Health support resources

An article by Student Hub provides links to Black British mental health services. They recommend:


Every Mind Matters

Gives simple and practical advice to stay mentally healthy. They also cover topics on how to deal with covid, anxiety, low mood, stress and sleep. This website can also generate a ‘Mind Plan’ with tips to help with stress, anxiety, sleep, boost your mood and feel more in control.



Mind is a charity dedicated to supporting anyone with a mental health problem. You might find these pages useful:

Follow them on Twitter: @MindCharity >>



Rehab 4 Addiction was founded to assist those affected by substance misuse and their loved ones. They offer a range of services and help signpost you to the most effective treatments. This includes alcohol rehab, drug rehab, detox services, intervention, aftercare and outpatient counselling. Their helpline advisors are committed to helping you in your quest to locate effective treatments for addiction.



Shout 85258 is a free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone struggling to cope. In the past, they’ve helped people cope with anxiety, stress, depression, suicidal thoughts and feelings over being overwhelmed. To start a conversation, text the word ‘SHOUT’ to 85258.
Follow them on Twitter: @GiveUsAShout >>


Sleep Advisor

This guide is packed full of useful information on causes and symptoms as well as tips to overcome stress and anxiety before bed. We highly recommend Chapter 7 of their Stress & Sleep guide which includes 10 tips for stress relief before bed, take a look here >>


Student Minds

Student Minds is a mental health charity for students in higher education. This is a great resource to find help for yourself, help for a friend, as well as information for parents. In the Student Space, you can get support in the forms of webchat, texting, phone calls, email; student stories; advice and information.
Follow them on Twitter: @StudentMindOrg >>


The Mix

The leading support service for young people. The Mix provides non-judgmental support and information for young people under 25 on numerous issues including mental wellbeing, exam stress, relationships and self-harm. Take a look at:
Apps and tools – Useful mobile apps and handy tools to help you get information and support more easily.
Get support – including a search function to find local services


Young Minds Crisis Messenger 

A 24/7 messenger service for young people experiencing a mental health crisis. It connects messagers with trained professionals who can text them and help them by asking questions, listening, providing and signposting support. It’s a free and anonymous tool for anyone to use.
Follow them on Twitter: @YoungMindsUK >>


Can’t find what you are looking for?

Here are a few more articles that list resources we haven’t mentioned yet.

There are many, many more resources and charities we haven’t mentioned yet, so please take a look to find one that works for you. Also, check out “How To Optimise Your Self-Care For A Calmer, Happier & More Productive Life” >>


Last updated January 2024.

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