Resources

If you have been affected by any of the issues in the drama, please follow the links to find the services local to you. 

We don't have all the answers, but there are people out there who do. 

The organisations in our database provide support and advice for young people throughout the UK.

MindMate

If you’re a young person, MindMate can help you understand the way you’re feeling and find the right advice and support.

ChildLine

We're here for you, whatever's on your mind. We'll support you. Guide you. Help you make decisions that are right for you.

YoungMinds

We’re leading the fight for a future where all young minds are supported and empowered, whatever the challenges. We’re here to make sure they get the best possible mental health support and have the resilience to overcome life’s difficulties.

Contact A Family

We are Contact, the charity for families with disabled children. We support families with the best possible guidance and information. We bring families together to support each other. And we help families to campaign, volunteer and fundraise to improve life for themselves and others.

Family Lives

Family Lives is a charity with over three decades of experience helping parents to deal with the changes that are a constant part of family life.

Barnado's

With the dedication and expertise of around 8,000 staff, 20,000 volunteers and our partners, we continue to develop radical solutions to identify vulnerable children, intervene early and support them to work towards a positive future.

Kidscape

Our mission is to provide children, families, carers and professionals with advice, training and practical tools to prevent bullying and protect young lives.

Penumbra (Scotland)

Penumbra is one of Scotland’s largest mental health charities. We support around 1600 adults and young people every week and employ 400 staff across Scotland.

CALM

The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against suicide, the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK and the cause of 18 deaths every day.

PAPYRUS (Prevention of Young Suicide)

We exist to reduce the number of young people who take their own lives by shattering the stigma around suicide and equipping young people and their communities with the skills to recognise and respond to suicidal behaviour.

Children and Young People's Mental Health Coalition

We are a coalition of leading organisations from across England, with a growing base of supporters who are passionate about the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people.

Essex

Risk-Avert

Risk-Avert is an evidence based, independently evaluated school based programme which identifies young people vulnerable to multiple risk-taking behaviours and offers universal and targeted intervention.

The Essex Victims’ Gateway

This website brings together useful information about what to do if you have been a victim of crime in Essex and where you can go for help.

Synergy

The Synergy Essex website will provide information for anyone who has been sexually abused or raped, or who has been affected by sexual violence at any time in their lives.