Youth Counselling Advice

General Mental Health

Respected mental health charity

Produced by NHS Fife CAMHS

Mental health charity: Information on relaxation, anger management, etc.

For young people and for individuals who are concerned about the safety and well-being of young people. The help and advice section has pages about bullying, abuse, homelessness, suicide and much more. Childline (tel. 0800 1111)



Charity: they provide information on a range of different difficulties. Also have an App & helpline

Help with panic attacks, obsessions and phobias. Has a Youth Helpline.

Although Canadian our young people have found this an excellent website and downloadable App for young people

Info site for children and young people run by Royal Maudsley Hospital on OCD


Low Mood/Depression

Offers 8 sessions of computerised cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) programme for depression and anxiety, recommended National Institute of Health Excellence for the treatment of depression.

Downloadable App for Android and IOS that was developed by a Child Psychiatrist which promotes positive mental wellbeing by focussing on learning coping skills

For young people in Scotland who are "feeling down".


Neurodevelopmental difficulties like ASD, ADHD


And National Autistic Society offers information and support


Self Harm

Booklet ‘Worried about Self Injury’

National Self Harm Network: provides support and information for those who self harm, their family and carers. Great download section and in particular the Distractions List.

Youthspace initiative. Good information and support.

User led charity

Search self harm: support and help for under 25s

08457 90 90 90

Awarding winning app helping young people resist or manage the urge to self harm.

Additional Websites

Information for parents and children about different kinds of bullying, legal advice and problem pages

On-line help and support for young people with eating difficulties, including a general helpline and a youth helpline and downloadable information sheets.

This website is designed to help you make a difference to children and young people's lives, by giving you tools to respond helpfully when they are troubled. It is a one-stop shop for practical information and techniques on how to respond helpfully to children and young people's troubling behaviour, build up their self-esteem and promote their positive mental wellbeing.

Living Life to the Full: This is an 8 session course that has been written by a Psychiatrist who has many years of experience using a Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) approach and aims to help young people develop skills in everyday life.

Helps younger children talk about their emotions

Psycho-educational material and useful video for parents regarding separation anxiety.