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We are the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

Driven by the experiences of children and young people, we campaign, research and influence policy and practice. We provide expert knowledge to professionals, parents and young people through our Parents’ Helpline, online resources, training and development, outreach work and publications.

Young person looking for help and support?

Text the YoungMinds Crisis Messenger, for free 24/7 support across the UK if you are experiencing a mental health crisis. 

  • If you need urgent help text YM to 85258
  • All texts are answered by trained volunteers, with support from experienced clinical supervisors
  • Texts are free from EE, O2, Vodafone, 3, Virgin Mobile, BT Mobile, GiffGaff, Tesco Mobile and Telecom Plus.

Think you might have or been diagnosed with a mental health condition? See our guides on finding help.

Who to contact

Contact Name
0808 802 5544 (weekdays 9.30-4.00)
Young Minds website
Young Minds Facebook Page

Enquiries email:

Last updated: 12 May 2020
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