Children's mental health

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Advice for parents of a depressed child

NHS information on how to spot and deal with depression in children and young people.


Eating disorder advice for parents

If your child has been diagnosed with an eating disorder, this NHS information explains what you can do to help.


Responding to trauma in children

Has your child or young person has a traumatic experience? This page offers links to organisations that can help, advise or give you more information if needed.


Self-harm in children advice

Advice to help you understand why children and teenagers self-harm, and what you can do to support them.


Information about anxiety in children

NHS guidance and information about dealing with anxiety in children.

Young Minds

How to deal with a child’s angry behaviour

If you’re finding it difficult to deal with your child’s angry behaviour, here is Young Mind’s advice on what to do and where to get help.

British Association for Music Therapy

Music therapy in the UK

Find music therapists across the UK.

The Hyperactive Children's Support Group

Information and advice for parents and carers

Providing information and advice to parents, carers and professionals seeking solutions for children and young people who may be affected by Hyperactivity and/or ADHD.

Nip in the Bud

Young children mental health disorder awareness

Find films to illustrate the behaviours common in different conditions in children along with explanations and information on how to follow up and get help.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Working with children and young people to improve their mental health

CAMHS provides information on the different support services available for children and young people who have difficulties with their emotional and behavioural wellbeing.

ADHD Foundation

ADHD self-management support

The ADHD Foundation works to improve emotional well being, educational attainment, behaviour and life chances through better understanding and self management of ADHD.


Mental health support for teenagers

Provides advice for common mental health issues.

Young Minds

Support for young people’s mental health

Provides mental health support for young people.

The Mix

Discussion board for 13-25 year olds

The Mix’s online community is a bunch of 13-25 year olds from the UK who talk anonymously about what’s on their minds and help each other out.

The Mix

Crisis messenger for under 25s

Offers free 24/7 crisis support across the UK. If you’re aged 25 or under and are experiencing any painful emotion or are in crisis text THEMIX to 85258.

Youth Access

Free counselling, advice or information for young people

Offers free local and confidential counselling advice or information services.


Helpline supporting children

No problem is too big or too small. If you are feeling scared or out of control or just want to talk to someone you can contact ChildLine.

Play Therapy UK

Play therapy UK

Play Therapy UK (PTUK) is a not for profit organisation dedicated to promoting the use of play and creative arts as ways of enabling children to reach their full potential.


Play therapy for children

Play Therapy helps children understand muddled feelings and upsetting events using play to communicate at their own level and at their own pace without feeling interrogated.

Association of Child Psychotherapists

Psychotherapy for children

Child and Adolescent Psychotherapists help understand the complex emotional lives of infants, children, young people, families and carers in depth through a psychoanalytic approach.


Children’s mental health charity

Providing counselling and mental health support and training. Use the website to find the contact details appropriate to you.

Lucy At Home

Gentle parenting and respectful discipline

Helps parents tune into their kids’ needs so they can raise kind confident successful humans by using gentle parenting to nurture their children.

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