Resources

Good Mental Health Matters Booklet
It’s time to start the conversation on mental health: what does good mental health mean? How can we care for our mental wellbeing and what can we do if things start to go wrong? Download our Good Mental Health Matters guide and find out more.
Childline
Childline is yours – a free, private and confidential service where you can be you. Whatever your worry, whenever you need help, however you want to get in touch. We're here for you online, on the phone, anytime.
Contact A Family
Contact a Family is a national charity for families with disabled children. We provide information, advice and support. We bring families together so they can support each other. We campaign to improve their circumstances, and for their right to be included and equal in society.
Young Minds
YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Driven by their experiences we campaign, research and influence policy and practice.
Family Lives
Family Lives is a national family support charity providing help and support in all aspects of family life. We’re here for you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We listen, support and never judge. We believe that happy children come from happy families.
Barnados
Barnardo’s believes in children regardless of their circumstances, gender, race, disability or behaviour. Our purpose as a charity today is to transform the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children.
HeadStart
HeadStart Kent is funded by the Big Lottery Fund to support 10-14 year-olds. Young people in Kent have defined 'resilience' as the ability to be mentally strong enough to bounce back from the problems in life. We want to equip young people to cope better with difficult circumstances before they become serious issues.
Kidscape
We believe that all children should be able to grow up in a world free from bullying and abuse, and that all adults should keep children safe and help them to reach their full potential.
Penumbra
With around 400 staff across Scotland, we work to promote mental health and wellbeing for all, prevent mental ill health for people who are ‘at risk’ and to support people with mental health problems.
Papyrus
We are the national charity for the prevention of young suicide. We draw from the experience of many who have been touched personally by young suicide across the UK and speak on their behalf in our campaigns and in our endeavours to save young lives. Together we believe that with appropriate support and education, many young suicides can be prevented.
Children & 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. Through the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition, our charities come together and speak as one on behalf of children and young people’s mental health.
Live It Well
Live It Well is a website that is designed to promote better wellbeing and mental health for all of the residents in Kent and Medway, and to help people connect with support in their local communities.