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Useful links

general mental health 

Epicfriends

Sheffield based, young person friendly website giving information, support and self-help advice for a range of mental health/emotional health and wellbeing issues. Also information for adults.

Rethink

A fact sheet giving information, support and self-help advice for a range of mental health/emotional health and wellbeing issues.

Sane

A website giving information, support and self-help advice for a range of mental health/emotional health and wellbeing issue

Young Minds

A website giving information, support and self-help advice for a range of mental health/emotional health and wellbeing issues.

Great resources for parents and carers on how to support and start conversations with children about mental health and wellbeing. 

self harm 

Royal College of Psychiatrists

Information about why young people self-harm and how you can help yourself/what others can do to help.

Calm Harm

An app to support those who self-harm.

depression 

Royal College of Psychiatrists

Information about how to recognise depression in young people and how you can help yourself/what others can do to help.

Get Self Help

Information on depression and a self-help fact sheet.

obsession 

Royal College of Psychiatrists

Information about why obsessions become compulsions.

 

anxiety 

Royal College of Psychiatrists

Information about the different worries and anxieties children may feel.

Get Self Help

Information on anxiety and a self-help fact sheet.

Mindshift

An app to help manage anxiety.

stress
 

Get Self Help

Information on stress and a self-help fact sheet.

Headspace

An app to support with meditation.

eating disorders 

South Yorkshire Eating Disorder Association (SYEDA)

A local support group with website and useful contacts to support those with eating disorders.

young carers 

Sheffield Young Carers

Information and local support for young carers.

local services & support groups
 

Sheffield Mental Health Guide

A wide range of information provided, with contacts for local services (see'search for support').

Sheffield Directory

Activities, organisations, information and services at your fingertips.

Door 43

Run by Youth Information, Advice and Counselling Service (YIACS) within Sheffield Futures, offering support to 13-25 year olds on a range of issues in a young person centred environment.

national services & support groups 

Childline

Young person friendly website with information, support and self-help advice for a range of mental health/emotional healt and wellbeing issues.

Tel: 0800 1111

Samaritans

Support website and phone number.

Tel: 116 123