Brook Advisory Centres Tel: 0800 018 5023 – for details of centres providing free, confidential advice on sex and contraception to the under 25s.
Childline Tel: 0800 1111 (24 hours) or for children living away from home there’s a special helpline Tel: 0800 884 444 (Mon-Fri 9.30am-9.30pm, Sat & Sun 2-8pm), Minicom: 0800 400 222 (Mon-Fri 9.30am-9.30pm, Sat & Sun 9.30am-8pm).
Gay Youth UK - extensive information, resources and support for gay youth nationwide.
Mind – works for a better life for everyone with experience of mental distress. Contact the MindinfoLine on 08457 660 163 (9.15am-5.15pm, Mon-Fri) or visit the website.
Beat-Beat provides helplines, online support and a network of UK-wide self-help groups to help adults and young people in the UK beat their eating disorders. Helpline: 0845 634 1414 Youthline: 0845 643 7650