Al-Anon Family Groups is an organisation for people affected by the drinking of a friend or relative (in the past or present). Alateen is an organisation for young people aged 12-17 affected by others’ drinking.
Resources: Young people
Bullying UK is a national website which gives advice and information to anyone who is being bullied in any way.
The Carers Centre is a local charity supporting people who care for family and friends. They offer expert advice, breaks from caring, emotional support and understanding. All services are free.
ChildLine offers a confidential helpline on a wide range of issues that affect children and young people.
Get Connected is the UK’s free, confidential helpline service for young people under 25 who need help but don’t know where to turn. It could be anything from a listening ear to somewhere safe to stay for the night.
Help Counselling offers help to distressed young people in a confidential setting. With services available from as little as £3, Help Counselling work with both parents and children to support young people in all aspects of their life.
Bristol-based charity that provides advice, support, information and a helpline for children of alcohol-dependant parents
Off the Record provides free, confidential and independent services for children and young people that require support with their emotional health and well-being. This service is available for individuals living in Bath and North East Somerset.
Off the Record provides free confidential, self-referral specialist information, advice, informal support and counselling for young people in Bristol, aged 11 – 25. Appointments can be arranged through the helpline or via email.
Self-injury Support offers a text and email support service (TESS) for girls and young women under 25 affected by self-injury. They also run a Women’s Self-injury Helpline open to women of any age as well as delivering talks and training about self-harm.
The Children’s Society is a children’s charity dedicated to creating a society where children and young people are valued, respected and happy. They are Christian charity committed to helping vulnerable and disadvantaged young people, including safeguarding children in care and young runaways.
Well Aware offer online information specifically about boys’ and mens’ mental and physical health. They provide self-help manuals and online support as well as offering an online forum.
The YMCA are a leading christian organisation committed to supporting young people times of need. They offering accommodation, family work, health and well-being support as well as various other advice lines.
This web site is a key information resource for young people who self harm, their friends and families, and professionals working with them.
YoungMinds is a national charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of all children and young people under 25. They offer advice, training, campaigning and various publications.