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Below are details of support organisations to help with a range of issues that young people may face, such as anxiety, eating disorders, LGBT+ or addiction.

If you have come across other sites which might be of interest, would like information about something not included below, or want to access Petroc's counselling service, please contact safeguarding@petroc.ac.uk

Centre for Clinical Interventions

An interactive CBT self-help site including depression, anxiety, panic, worry, assertiveness, procrastination, eating problems, self-esteem.

Northumberland NHS Self-help Guides

CBT based booklets free to download include anger, depression, OCD, anxiety.

Chronic Fatigue Research and Treatment Unit

Self-help guidance from a national specialist service.

National Sleep Foundation

Information and guidance for people experiencing difficulty sleeping.

Time Management Success

Helping you to better manage your time and home life.

b-eat (Beating eating disorders)

The main charity helping people to beat eating disorders.

Men Get Eating Disorders Too

Helping men with eating disorders.


For people who are thinking of suicide or self-harm.

Students against Depression

Support for students with depression.


Support and information for people experiencing Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.


A user-led organization, run by sufferers and ex-sufferers of anxiety difficulties.

Social-anxiety UK

For the self-conscious or those who feel excessively shy.

Women’s Aid

Working towards ending domestic abuse to women and children. Helpline available 24hours.

Men’s Advice Line

Male victims of domestic violence and abuse, including gay and bi men.


Information and advice for male and female perpetrators of domestic abuse to help stop violence and abuse towards partners.


Support and Counselling for individuals or couples experiencing relationship difficulties.

Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays

Voluntary organization supporting the family and friends of LGBT people.

Down Your Drink

Self-help site for people concerned with their drinking.


Site outlining services for under 18s who would like to change drink and/or drug use.

Mental Health Foundation

Free podcasts mindfulness and relaxation.


Advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem.


Helping millions of people affected by mental illness.


We work to improve the quality of life for anyone affected by mental illness.

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