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Mental Health Resources for Young People
The team at No5 have collated useful resources with young people in mind but helpful to anyone to keep mentally fit.
You will find No5 factsheets covering key topics often raised by young people and which we cover in our workshops in schools. We are constantly reviewing the content on this page especially during coronavirus.
No5 Mental Health Factsheets
Latest Insights and News
Crisis Support Helplines
Free 24/7 crisis messenger answered – Text YM to 85258
One-to-one online chat with a counsellor, visit the Childline website.
The Mix (for under 25s)
Free phone line open between 4 and 11pm – 08088084994
24/7 crisis messenger – Text THEMIX to 85258
Papyrus (Suicidal thoughts)
Call 0800 068 4141, text 07860039967 or visit their website to see loads of resources and things to try.
24/7 phone line (116 123) or email Jo.
CALM – Campaign Against Living Miserably
Helpline open 5pm – midnight – 0800585858
Webchat available 5pm – midnight. Visit their website.
Ask Our Young Ambassadors
Our Young Ambassadors have received counselling and support from No5 and in they want to help other young people so they have offered to share their experiences via video. These currently cover anxiety, self-harm and loneliness, which is a group video. We hope you find them helpful. You can find more on our YouTube channel.
Coronavirus information – https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
Article: Help I’m worried about coronavirus
Article: What to do if you are anxious about coronavirus
Department for Education
Helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline: 0800 046 8687 or email