2BU Somerset

Offers a range of youth support services to young people in Somerset who are coming to terms with their sexual or gender identity



Tel: 020 7553 7640

Offers information, support groups and advice for families affected by drugs and alcohol



Youth line: 0845 634 7650

Adult line: 0845 634 1414

Information, support and advice around eating disorders


The Bridge

Tel: 0117 342 6999

Local sexual assault support service for men, women and young people


Charlie Waller Memorial Trust

Free mental health resources and training 



Tel: 0800 1111

Free and confidential helpline for children & young adults in the UK



Tel: 0808 8020 133

Provides confidential counselling advice, information and support for anyone affected by a gambling problem


iHop – Supporting all professionals to work with offender’s children and their families

i-HOP is a one-stop information and advice service to support all professionals in working with children and families of offenders, bringing together useful information in one place.


Kooth - Online counselling, information and young people forums


Somerset Integrated Domestic Abuse Services (SIDAS) 
0800 6949999


24 hour National Domestic Violence Helpline

Tel: 0808 2000 247


Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation have published a guide for youth workers which is designed to help embed effective mental wellbeing improvement practices

Mental Wellbeing in Youth Work Practice

National self harm network



(Parents Association for the Prevention of Young Suicide)

Helpline: 0870 170 4000


Parentline Plus

Tel: 0808 800 2222 (24 hours)

Provides a wide range of information, support and advice to parents, including email support through the website



Tel: 020 8974 6814

Information, advice and support to people affected by serious mental health problems


Royal College of Psychiatrists

Treatments and Wellbeing index: readable, user friendly and evidence based information about mental health treatments.


Safe use of the Internet


The Safe Network

Provides information and resources to help keep children safe


The Samaritans

Helpline: 08457 909090

Available 24 hours a day to listen to people in distress and to provide emotional support


Shelf Help 

The Reading Well books have been chosen by young people and experts to help young people through difficult feelings and experiences that can affect wellbeing. The books on the Reading Well list are available in main libraries throughout Somerset.


The Somerset Team for Early Psychosis (STEPS Team) 14-35 years.

Tel: 01823 368350


Somerset Parent Carer Forum


Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support

SARSAS have created an online tool to help professionals and concerned others signpost people living with the consequences of rape and sexual abuse to access the excellent specialist organisations across the region


Somerset & Wessex Eating Disorders Association


Talk to Frank

Tel: 0800 776 600

Provides free and confidential information and advice about drugs


Young Minds

Tel: 0800 018 2138

Website provides information and advice for parents, children and young people, and professionals