Mental Health Information and Advice
Information and advice services for young people’s mental health
Here we have provided links to organisations that offer information, mental health advice and support to children and young people, parents / carers, and others involved in supporting young people.
If you know of other organisations offering support and advice to young people you would like us to share, please email the TRIUMPH team.
An established and world-leading mental health charity for children and families, the Anna Freud Centre develops and delivers mental health care. Their website has resources for early years and schoolchildren, parents and carers, teachers, researchers and mental health professionals. Offers postgraduate training with University College London. Covid resources and support. Mentally Healthy Schools resources for primary schools across the UK.
Promotes and protects the rights of children, especially the most vulnerable and aims to have their views and interests reflected by policymakers. Produces reports on mental health in children.
Free helpline and messaging service for children dealing with emotional issues, home life, bullying, school, sexuality, school and other issues. Free coping resources available.
The Children’s Society provides specialist support that empowers young people to make positive changes and rediscover their hope. Information on a broad range of topics for young people, and professionals who works with young people.
Supports children and young people to find out about their rights under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). Listens to children and young people to find out what’s important to them. Influences government policy. Resources for children, young people and teachers and students and professionals. Covid resources. Annual reports and research publications.
A public mental health approach to prevention, finding solutions for individuals, those at risk and for society, in order to improve everyone’s mental wellbeing. The Foundation carries our practical steps including community and peer programmes, research, public engagement, advocacy. Coronavirus impact report. Publications and resources.
Information, advice and advocacy resource for children and young people up to the age of 25 in Wales. A free, confidential helpline service 7 days a week. Advice and solutions for engaging with communities and creating positive change such as multi media training, finding physical space, setting up a helpline, training workshops. Coronavirus resources.
Schools Health Research Network. Works with schools to increase wellbeing in school children. Facilitates collaboration between schools, policy makers and academic researchers, focusing on school-based health improvement research.
Time to change is a social movement aimed at changing how mental health is viewed and discussed. They offer resources for schools, colleges and youth groups.
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25. The Trevor Project 2020 national survey.
UK charity working to support good mental health in children and young people. Resources and training for young people, parents/carers and professionals.
The Youth Wellness Web has been co-designed by young people for young people for easy access to different resources and services that can really help you.
The Youth Wellness Web was co-designed with CYPSP and a group of young people who volunteered from various youth forums, groups, councils in the Newry Mourne and Down District council area and also from organisations such as Pure Mental.
CYPSP*: Who we are
The Children and Young People’s Strategic Partnership (CYPSP) brings together a range of agencies that work directly with children and young people, including statutory and voluntary and community sector organisations, that aim to improve the lives of children and young people across Northern Ireland through partnership working and joined up planning.