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These websites have been checked for suitability but the Counselling in Schools Service cannot be held responsible for their contents or links. All of the website addresses and contents are subject to change.

Add-vance

Add-vance offers information, training and support for professionals and families on issues relating to Autism & ADHD.

Beat

Offers online support and a helpline for those with eating disorders and their families. They also have information sheets for sufferers and their families.

Bullying UK

    Excellent website containing hints and advice on all types of bullying. Email Service available 24hrs, 365 days a year
Hertfordshire Anti Bullying

Anti-bullying guidance for schools.

CALM

The Campaign Against Living Miserably is targeted at young men aged between 15-35 years. The campaign offers help, information and advice via a phone and web service. It is a very good source of information and support and very user friendly.

Child Bereavement Trust

Charity for grieving families. The website contains information for families, young people and professionals. They offer training and resources for schools to enable them to support young people and their families through bereavement.

Cruse Bereavement Care

Help for bereaved people of any age with a special section on information for schools. There is also an excellent website especially for young people who have been bereaved which looks at coping strategies. This site also has a lads only section. Young People’s Helpline: 0808 808 1677.

Depression in Teenagers Young People's Unit - NHS Lothian

This excellent interactive website is aimed at teenagers. It has a number of activities to help young people with self-help tips, advice on helping friends, and suggestions of where to go for further information, advice and support

Hertfordshire Young Carers Project

Excellent service offering help, support and information for Young Carers

Hertfordshire Emotional Health & Well Being pages
Hertfordshire Well-being Service

The well-being service offers free talking therapy and support such as CBT to residents of Hertfordshire.

Kooth

Kooth is an online counselling service for 11-15 years olds in Hertfordshire.

Mind

Mindfull is aimed at 11-17 year olds, providing online support, advice & information about mental health and emotional wellbeing. Also has interactive self-help tools.

NSPCC Self Harm

Excellent website offering advice for parents.

Papyrus

Papyrus have a helpline and email service for those thinking about suicide or have tried to harm themselves, as well as advice for parents and professionals.

Rethink

Offers information and advice for those with a mental illness, a relative, professional or caring for someone with a mental illness. They also have a wide range of fact sheets.

Samaritans

Samaritans website, full of information, leaflets and resources for those working with young people

SANE

Offers an online forum, email service and telephone helpline to provide emotional support, practical help and information for those affected by mental illness.

Young Minds

This site contains excellent downloadable information for children and young people, professionals and parents on topics such as depression, bullying, self-harm and parental mental illness.