Mental health is an issue of growing concern among children and
young people and those who work with them. In response to this
Methodist Children and Youth have teamed up with Young Minds to produce
resources, which can be downloaded as a PDF below:
Health Resource Under 12
Health Resource 12 - 18
Mental Health Resource
Please see the lists below for organisations you can contact if
you, or someone you work with or know, is in need of help or
advice. Our partner organisation, Young Minds,
provides online resources for children and young people about
mental health and wellbeing.
Help And Advice For Children And Young People:
- Childline (Freephone 0800
1111 - 24 hours) is the UK's free helpline for children
and young people. It provides a confidential telephone counselling
service for any child with a problem.
- Mindfull offers free online counselling,
mentoring and self help for 11-17 year olds.
Connected (Freephone 0808 808 4994 - 7 days a
week 1pm-11pm) is a confidential helpline for young people
under 25. It helps individuals find the best help, whatever their
Samaritans volunteers (116 123 - 24 hours, 7 days a
week) listen in confidence to anyone in any type of emotional
distress, without judging or telling people what to do.
- B-Eat youth helpline (0845 634 7650 - Monday
to Friday evenings from 4.30pm to 8.30pm and Saturdays 1.00pm -
4.30pm) provides information, help and support for anyone affected
by eating disorders.
- The Site is an online guide to life
for 16 to 25 year-olds. It provides non-judgemental support
and information on everything from sex and exam stress to debt and
- Kooth is a free online counselling
service for children and young people. Only available in
certain parts of England and Wales.
- Youth Access is a national
membership organisation for youth information, advice and
counselling agencies. Visit the site to search its directory of
services for help in your local area (signposting
service: 0208 772 9900 - Monday to Friday from 9am-1pm
- HeadMeds is a site for young people aged
11 -25 that provides easy to understand information about mental
Help And Advice For Parents And Workers
- Young Minds, our partner
organisation, provides online resources for professionals who work
with children. It also has a specific section of its website
dedicated to advice for
- MindEd is an e-learning portal to support
young healthy minds from the Department of Health.