Growing up

Sources of information and support for young people, on a range of issues.

  • Meic

    Bilingual helpline and online service about any subject, if you're between 0 and 25.

  • YoungMinds

    Lot of useful information to help with your emotional life and mental health, if you're a young person. Also, help if you're a parent or carer wanting to understand more.


  • The Mix

    Information and support on a variety of subjects for people under 25.

    0808 808 4994


  • CALM - Campaign Against Living Miserably

    Help and support from a charity which seek to help young men who feel depressed or suicidal. Suicide is the main cause of death for men under 45 in the UK.

    0800 585858


  • Frank

    Clear information and support about drugs and dependence.


  • Brook

    Information and advice about your sexual health and your options if you're a young person, with over 400 clinics across the UK.


  • DAN 247

    Free confidential help and advice for anyone in Wales wanting further information and help relating to drugs and alcohol, legal and illegal. Bilingual service.

    Freephone: 0808 808 2234


  • Childline

    If you're under 18 and worried about anything, you can get help day or night by phoning Childline Cymru for free or by going to their website for more information about how they can help you. The adults who answer your calls are there to help you with any problem in your life. If you're hard of hearing, you can also use a text phone on the number given.

    0800 1111


  • Bullying UK

    Bullying UK gives advice and information on bullying. Very comprehensive information provided on all aspects from school strategies to individual help.


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