Young Minds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Driven by their experiences they campaign, research and influence policy and practice.
They also provide expert knowledge to professionals, parents and young people through their Parents' Helpline
, the Young Minds parents helpline (0808 802 5544) offers advice to parents, carers and professionals worried about a child or young person under 25.online resources
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Young Minds trained advisers can give help and advice, if you have questions about a child’s behaviour, emotional wellbeing, or mental health condition. You may have a child who’s already been admitted to CAMHS and have questions about their treatment or want to know what to say to your GP when you visit them.
Young Minds have a web area to help young people understand the different medications that may be prescribed for them. medication advice
Young people can Text the YoungMinds Crisis Messenger, for free 24/7 support across the UK if they are experiencing a mental health crisis. text YM to 85258.