Well-Being and Mental Health

Websites and helplines to reach out to


B-eat- Leading UK charity providing information, help and support for people affected by eating disorders. Contact on; 0845 6341414 Online: www.b-eat.co.uk

Youth line: Mon-Fri 4:30pm-8:30pm 

Big White Wall – Big white wall is an online mental health and wellbeing service offering self-help programmes, creative outlets and a community that cares. Available through the website: www.Bigwhitewall.com 

Calm - For young men, 15-24 years, 5pm-3am daily. Contact on: 0800 585858. Online: www.thecalmzone.net 

CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service)- NHS service that assesses and treats young people with emotional, behavioural and mental health difficulties. Supports depression, problems with food, self-harm, abuse, violence, anger, bipolar, schizophrenia, anxiety and more. Contact on: 0808 8025544 

Family Rights Group - Provides advice and support for families whose children are involved with social services. Contact on: 0808 8010366 

Key Youth Charity - Key helps people to build better lives, develop self-confidence and well being, prevent homelessness and strengthen families. Contact on: 01772 678979 

Lancashire LGBT - Supporting LGBT people to be happier healthier and well connected. Contact on: 01772 717461. Online: www.lancslgbt.org.uk 

Mindsmatter Chorley and South Ribble- Offering talking therapies to adults from the age 16 upwards who may be struggling with common difficulties such as stress, anxiety and depression. Contact on: 01772 643168. Self-referral online: www.lancashirecare.nhs.uk/Mindsmatter 

The Mix- The UKs leading support for young people. They offer help with any challenge you’re facing, from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job and from break ups to drugs. Contact on: 0808 8084994. Online: www.themix.org.uk/ 

The Priory- Priory is the leading independent provider of behavioural care in the UK. Our purpose is to make a real and lasting difference for everyone we support. Priory is dedicated to helping people to improve their health and wellbeing. We understand that in order for people to achieve high quality clinical and educational outcomes they need individually tailored programmes, suiting their specific needs. Contact on: 0800 0846116 . Website: www.priorygroup.com 

Shelter - Offers free, confidential and impartial advice, information and assistance on any housing problems. Contact on: 0808 8004444. Online: www.shelter.org.uk 

Suicide and Self harm - Crisis Team. Contact On: 01772 676173 

Victim Support - Support for victims of abuse/domestic violence. Contact on: 01772 201 142 

Young Addaction - Addaction helps people change their behaviour to become the very best that they can be. It could be their drug or alcohol use or worries about their mental health – we support people to making lasting change in their lives. Contact on: 0808 164 0074 

Young Carers - If you are under 18 years old and care for some one with a physical disability, mental health problem and a drug or alcohol problem then your local Barnardos team can help you. Contact on: 01772 641 002 or email on: lancashireyoungcarers@barnardos.org.uk 

Youth Zone - Work with young people aged 12-19 across Lancashire. If you’re struggling to cope with a problem or just want to find out information, you can text or talk with one of their advisors between 2pm and 10pm every day. You can also see them face to face in your local info zone. www.lancashire.gov.uk/youthzone/get-in-touch  

Text ‘SHOUT’ to 85258


Talk to someone confidentially: https://www.kooth.com/



Call: 0800 0684141

Text: 07860 039967

 We Are With You
0808 164 0074

This service is for you if you're under 25, living in Lancashire and worried about either your own drug or alcohol use, or someone else's.

Childline -




Local Urgent mental health distress 0800 953 0110- 24hrs, 7 days a week


Snow Camp
Text BREATHE to 85258

Snow Camp's Stop, Breathe, Think offers young people up to 12 one-hour counselling sessions. Service users are allocated six sessions to begin with and can be allocated up to another six if their counsellor feels they might need more support. There are also 'wellbeing drop-in' sessions available for young people who are struggling in between their counselling sessions. All sessions take place virtually (phone, text or videocall). For young people up to 21 years of age.



YoungMinds Crisis Messenger text service provides free, 24/7 crisis support across the UK, text YM to  85258


Woebot is a chatbot who helps you to monitor your mood and learn about yourself. Drawing from the therapeutic framework, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. This free app helps you to think through situations with step-by-step guidance, learn about yourself with intelligent mood tracking.  https://woebothealth.com/

Headspace is an app that helps you experience the benefits of meditation anytime, anywhere through guided meditations, animations, articles and videos. You can learn the essentials of meditation and mindfulness with the free Basics course.

Mindshift is an app designed to help teens and young adults cope with worries and anxiety. Rather than trying to avoid anxiety, you can make an important shift and face it.  The app will help you to learn how to relax, develop more helpful ways of thinking, and identify active steps that will help you take charge of your anxiety. This app includes strategies to deal with everyday anxiety, as well as specific tools to tackle worrying about exams, panicking and struggling with perfectionism.

Specific Support

Mental well-being Audio Guides

A series of self-help audio guides for a range of different well-being concerns


Worries and Anxieties

Information about dealing with worries and anxieties.





Self-Help (weheartcbt.com)


Information about dealing/help with Cyberbullying




Some good apps to signpost to are:

Calm- meditation and breathing
Worry Tree- helping young people with their worries
Headspace- meditation
Mood Kit- mood lifting activities
Catch It- Records and tracks mood
DistrACT- good to help distract from self harm


Exam Stress


Its Ok To Talk

Andy's Man Club

Andy's Man Club is a suicide prevention charity which also strives to break down the stigma attached to mental illhealth in males and encourages men to talk about what is not going well for them. 

This is a charity which supports men over the age of 18 but their website is still worth looking at if you are under 18.

If you have any concerns about any male over 18, then please let them know about Andy's Man Club www.andysmanclub.co.uk

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