Student Helpline Links

Online mental wellbeing community


FRANK helps you find out everything you might want to know about drugs (and some stuff you don't).

Mind – Mental Health Support Links


Alateen is for teenage relatives and friends of alcoholics.  Alateen is part of Al-Anon.


Advice for victims of bullying and their families.


Beat is the leading UK charity for people with eating disorders and their families. Information and help on all aspects of eating disorders including anorexia, bulimia and binge eating.


Rehab Recovery provides a lot of rehabilitation recovery services for many different addictions


Find everything you need to support young people affected by cancer, and inspire them to help millions of others.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender helpline.


Leaflet with information about FGM. For free and confidential advice call the FGM helpline 0800 028 3550.

Rehab 4 Addiction offers a free helpline dedicated to helping people suffering from drug, alcohol and mental health issues. Rehab 4 Addiction was established in 2011 by people who overcame addiction themselves. You can contact Rehab 4 Addiction on 0800 140 4690.

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Support and tips to help you keep children safe. From advice on children’s mental health to staying safe online, support for parents and what to do if you’re worried about a child.


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On My Mind aims to empower young people to make informed choices about their mental health & wellbeing.

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Specifically for Students in Reading

Brighter Futures for Children provide lots of services for anyone aged 13+. Find lots of information all together in one place, including activities and things to do, our Youth Service, our Mental Health Support team or our Elevate careers advice service.

General Helplines

Childline is a free 24 hour counselling service for children and young people provided by the NSPCC. Common issues they deal with are: child abuse, bullying, family separation, domestic abuse.


The Samaritans website is dedicated to helping prevent suicide and has information on how to get help and the warning signs.