Youth line: 0845 634 7650

Adult line: 0845 634 1414

Information, support and advice around eating disorders



Tel: 0800 1111

Free and confidential helpline for children & young adults in the UK


Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation have published a guide for youth workers which is designed to help embed effective mental wellbeing improvement practices

Mental Wellbeing in Youth Work Practice


Mindfull online counselling

National self harm network



(Parents Association for the Prevention of Young Suicide)

Helpline: 0870 170 4000


Parentline Plus

Tel: 0808 800 2222 (24 hours)

Provides a wide range of information, support and advice to parents, including email support through the website



Tel: 020 8974 6814

Information, advice and support to people affected by serious mental health problems


Royal College of Psychiatrists

Treatments and Wellbeing index: readable, user friendly and evidence based information about mental health treatments.


Safe use of the Internet


The Safe Network

Provides information and resources to help keep children safe


The Samaritans

Helpline: 08457 909090

Available 24 hours a day to listen to people in distress and to provide emotional support


Shelf Help 

The Reading Well books have been chosen by young people and experts to help young people through difficult feelings and experiences that can affect wellbeing. The books on the Reading Well list are available in main libraries throughout Somerset.


The Somerset Team for Early Psychosis (STEPS Team) 14-35 years.

Tel: 01823 368350


Somerset Parent Carer Forum


Somerset & Wessex Eating Disorders Association


Talk to Frank

Tel: 0800 776 600

Provides free and confidential information and advice about drugs


Young Minds

Tel: 0800 018 2138

Website provides information and advice for parents, children and young people, and professionals