Are you a young person in crisis?

Text the YoungMinds Crisis Messenger, for free 24/7 support across the UK if you are experiencing a mental health crisis. 

  • If you need urgent help text YM to 85258
  • All texts are answered by trained volunteers, with support from experienced clinical supervisors
  • Texts are free from EE, O2, Vodafone, 3, Virgin Mobile, BT Mobile, GiffGaff, Tesco Mobile and Telecom Plus.

You can also call Childline for free to speak to someone about what’s happening and how you’re feeling.

0800 1111 

Find your local NHS urgent mental health helpline (England only), for 24-hour advice and support. 

Find Help

Whether you want to know more about how you’re feeling, get information about a mental health condition or know what support is available to you the youth mental health Charity Young Minds have put together a series of guides that can help.