It’s not easy being a young person growing up in 21st century Britain and not at all surprising if you are struggling to cope with the pressures and problems you encounter at school, at home or elsewhere in your daily life. You can find some advice on coping with some common problems here. Further down the page, you can find some links to other websites that can help you – and some advice about what to do if you need help urgently.
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Youth to Youth
Online support and advice from young people for young people
Childline are there for you 24 hours a day – phone 0800 11 11
Papyrus – Prevention of Young Suicide. If you are a young person thinking about suicide, or are worried about a young person call 0800 068 4141 or text 07786 209697 weekdays 10am-10pm; weekends 2-10pm; bank holidays 2-5pm.
Sussex Mental Health line 0300 5000 101 for support and info if you’re worried about your mental health Mon- Fri 5pm – 9pm, 24hrs on weekends and Bank Holidays
If you are concerned about an immediate risk of harm, either to yourself or someone else call 999 or go to A & E at the Royal Sussex Hospital, Eastern Road, Brighton