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Eating Disorders

Our appetites may change at different times in our life. Some people eat a lot or eat anything, others are more particular. Most of us have tried different diets at some time in our lives, whether to slim a little, put on some weight, or…

I think I'm depressed

Most young people feel sad, lonely or down at times. This is part of the normal ups and downs of life. But some young people feel low for long periods of time, which may affect their everyday lives and their ability to do what they always do.…

I'm feeling stressed or anxious

Feeling stressed about exams or school work? Things happening at home making you feel anxious? From time to time, everyone feels worried, stressed or anxious – these feelings are normal reactions to challenging events in our lives. However, if it gets out of control it…

I'm thinking about suicide

Thinking about suicide means that you are thinking about taking your own life, or having thoughts like ‘people would be better off without me’, or ‘I don’t see the point of living anymore’. Thinking about suicide is dangerous and a sign that you urgently need…

I'm unhappy about myself or my body

Too short?  Too tall?  Nose too big?  Don’t feel attractive or likeable? Body image or self-esteem issues are very common; most young people will go through times when they feel unhappy with their looks or themselves as a person. How's your self-esteem?  Take a quiz.

Is my anger out of control?

Does a rude comment make you punch someone in the face? Does a bad grade make you lash out at your teacher? Does missing the bus make you break things? Feeling angry can range from feeling mildly irritated to feeling intense rage. Everyone gets angry…

Relationship Issues

Relationship issues come in all shapes and sizes. You may be struggling with friendship difficulties or have family troubles. You may have questions about love or sex. Perhaps you have recently lost someone you loved or Maybe you are experiencing abuse in a relationship with…

Self-Harm

Self-harm is when someone hurts themselves on purpose. This could be in the form of cutting, burning, developing an eating disorder, taking too many tablets, etc. Self-harm can be dangerous and is a sign that everything isn’t right. If you have self-harmed, or are thinking…

When a friend or family member has a mental illness

When a person is living with a serious mental illness, their family and friends are likely to be affected. It can be difficult to go about everyday life with them or to help and support them. It can be especially difficult to help and support…
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