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Mental health support services

Below are a range of support services for children and young adults as well as parents and carers.


The following services are national organisations providing support for all age ranges as well as parents:

Services for children and young adults

Groups supporting the mental health of children:

  • Youth access – Ages 11 to 25 (also provides a directory to access different local services in your area)
  • Childline – Up to age 19
  • The Mix – Up to age 25
  • Runaway helpline – Ages 11 to 17
  • Young Minds – Up to 25 (provides information on different services that help young people across the UK.)
  • Papyrus – Helping people under age 35 struggling with thoughts of suicide

Support for parents

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