Organisations that can offer support and advice for young people and their families
0300 011 1213
Anorexia and Bulimia Care is a charity offering advice and support for people with eating disorders and members of their family.
0808 801 0677
Beat is the UK’s leading charity for people with eating disorders and their families, providing information, help and support.
Childline is a free, confidential helpline for children and young adults offering help and advice on a wide range of issues.
0808 800 0082
This commission is a good source for expert information, advice and support on discrimination and human rights issues and the applicable law.
0330 828 0031
Families Empowered and Supporting Treatment of Eating Disorders is an international organisation of and for families and carers of eating disorder patients. They help families by providing information and mutual support, promoting evidence-based treatment and advocating for research.
This website provides helpful information for disabled people and their carers on a range of topics such as benefits and financial help, disability equipment and transport and disability rights.
0207 803 1100
This is a UK charity that provides information, carries out research campaigns and works to improve services for anyone affected by mental health problems.
0191 516 3500
Mental Health Matters is a national charity which provides services for people with mental health needs. They also support people with learning disabilities, drug and alcohol and other problems.
0300 123 3393
MIND is the mental health charity for England and Wales that helps people take control of their mental health. They provide information to help promote understanding of mental health and campaign to create a society that promotes good mental health for all.
If you live in Scotland, you might want to contact the Scottish Association for Mental Health – www.samh.org.uk
0808 808 1001
This is a UK charity offering information, advice, advocacy and legal representation to children and young people up to the age of 25 years.
An information website from the National Health Services on conditions, treatments, local services and healthy living.
0845 390 6232
This is a national charity providing help for children and adults who are affected by Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD). They provide support and information and work to raise awareness of the disorder.
0333 212 7890
This is a national charity run by people with lived experience of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). The provide support and campaign for improved access to services and treatment.
0800 068 41 41
Papyrus is a UK charity committed to suicide prevention. They run a confidential hotline for children, teenagers and young people who are worried about how they are feeling and for anyone who is concerned about a young person.
A website that provides good quality information about health and disease.
0121 522 7007
Rethink is a national charity which works to help people affected by severe mental illness to lead a better quality of life. They provide services, support groups and information on mental health problems.
0300 304 7000
SANE is a national charity for people with a mental illness. They provide care and support for people with mental health problems, their families and carers. They initiate research into the causes and treatments of serious mental illnesses and they raise awareness and combat stigma through education and campaigning.
0303 123 7013
Speak Up provide advocacy services and resources for people with learning disabilities, mental health issues and physical disabilities.
0207 089 5050
Young Minds is a national charity offering information to young people and children about mental health and emotional wellbeing. They run a telephone helpline for parents and carers worried about a child or young person.