For young people
If you are a young person aged between 12-25 and need information relating to general mental health, physical health, work & study and alcohol and other drugs, this section is designed for you.
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Work & study
What is OCD?
OCD can be upsetting and lead to feelings of guilt or shame. Explore what it is and how you can get help if you or someone you know has OCD.
what is psychosis & the effects on mental health
Psychosis can affect young people’s thoughts, feelings, beliefs and behaviours. With treatment, people can and do recover.
what is depression?
Depression and feeling depressed is more than just sadness; it’s a combination of how we think, feel and behave.
what is an eating disorder?
Eating habits can change because of psychological reasons. This can impact every aspect of a young person’s life. Learn about how and where to get help.
what you need to know about self harm
Self harm is when people deliberately hurt their bodies and is an issue that affects many young people.
Understanding and dealing with suicide
There are many factors that contribute to young people experiencing suicidal thoughts, and it can be a distressing experience. But with the right support, things can get better. It might be helpful to read this with someone you trust.
understanding post-traumatic stress disorder
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an extreme reaction to a traumatic event that can get in the way of everyday life. People experience PTSD differently.
what is anxiety & the effects on mental health
Anxiety is more than feeling stressed or worried. It can be tough to cope, but with the right support, things can get better.