Children & Young People
Below are a whole host of apps, websites and resources which can support your wellbeing and give you ideas and tips to stay mentally healthy.
Explore this website for all sorts of resources to support your emotional wellbeing.
In Cornwall we are lucky to have some outstanding mental health services for young people. These services provide young people with a variety of support and information, including live chat platforms, self care advice and resources suited to young people with differing needs. Check out these platforms:
Your Way and Mind Your Way - Developed by the Cornwall CAMHS Young People’s board, with the aim of providing a safe, reliable source of information and advice. It is designed by young people, for young people.
Young Minds provides information and offers support about young people's mental wellbeing.
Want to talk?
- Kooth provides online counselling, support and advice for 11-19 year olds,
- If you're under 19 you can confidentially call, email, or chat online with Childline. This can be about any problem, big or small.
- The Samaritans run a helpline you can ring for free at any time of the day or night if you're in distress and need support.
- you can talk to The Mix for free on the phone, by email or on their webchat
Chill Panda is not a medical device but techniques used in the app draw on a broad spectrum of scientific studies and evidence. Designed to help children under 8 learn to recognise and manage their feelings of anxiety.
MeeTwo appears like social media but it's not. It provides a safe and secure forum for teenagers wanting to discuss any issue affecting their lives. You can anonymously get advice from experts or other teenagers going through similar experiences in areas such as mental health, self-harming, relationships and friendships.
Don't forget to document your emotional health and wellbeing work as part of your Healthy Schools Award