The heart of Big White Wall is its community of members, who support, help each other and share what’s troubling them in a safe and anonymous environment. The site is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. You can find support simply by logging on.
Elefriends is a mental health social network, managed by mind. It aims to provide a supportive online community for people aged 18 and over to chat about their lives, including any mental health problems, and just to be themselves.
Kooth offers emotional and mental health support to 11-19 year olds (or 25 with SEND). Young people choose an avatar and can have ‘drop in’ chats with a counsellor or therapist, book a 1:1 session, or talk to other young people anonymously.
The Mix provides support and information for the under 25’s on a range of topics including, mental health, substances, your body, relationships and others. Also has a free phone number: 0808 808 4994; and a Crisis Messenger service. https://themix.org.uk
Samaritans is a charity dedicated to reducing feelings of isolation and disconnection that can lead to suicide. You can call Samaritans free on 116 123 from any phone, 24hrs a day, 365 days a year. You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org – someone will reply within 24hrs.
Childline is a counselling service for children and young people up to their 19th birthday in the United Kingdom provided by the NSPCC. Get help and advice about a wide range of issues, talk to a counsellor online, call us on 0800 1111, send Childline an email, or post on the message boards.