Our full list of resources, recommended websites and apps (as at October 2018) which includes organisations local to Somerset is available to download by clicking here.
Somerset Children and Young People's Mental Health Tool Kit provides information and support around mental health and Well-being - includes Life Hacks written by Young People for Young People in Somerset.
South Somerset Mind Youth Matters is a service affiliated to the national charity, Mind but run independently. They run support groups in Frome, Yeovil, Langport and Chard for Young People.
Kooth is a free, safe & anonymous online counselling service for young people in Somerset.
2BU is a support group for LGBTQ young people in Somerset and offers face to face support and online counselling.
There are also many great national organisations and charities out there that can offer advice and support around all aspects of mental health and well-being for young people. Many of them offer free advice by phone or online and they have some useful resources that you can download for free, such as information and advice booklets and teaching resources . The full range is on our comprehensive resource list above but here are a few of our favourites for quick reference:
Samaritans DEAL (Developing Emotional Awareness & Listening) contains free teaching resources aimed at the over 14s.
Childline Tel: 0800 1111
Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families A children's mental health charity with over 60 year experience of caring for young minds. The website has sections for parents, young people (On My Mind) and Schools (Schools in Mind)
Mind Ed E-learning (Free educational resources on children and young people's mental health)
The NHS has published a list of Apps that can provide help and support with mental health. Click here to find out more.
Schools working with SHARE can speak to their Project Workers where more specific resources are required.