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Useful websites for U18s

There are lots of great organisations out there who can help you. This page gives you some of their websites. If you would like to talk to us about anything you read here, call us on 0808 802 0808.

Alumina Live

Alumina Live is an online course started by for young people aged between 14 & 18. It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been self-harming or what it means to you, Alumina is an opportunity to think more about it and work out what your next step might be.


Childline has 24hr helplines and online chat facilities and has lots of information about all kinds of issues. Children and young people can call for free on 0800 1111 from anywhere in the UK to talk about any problem – counsellors are always there to help sort it out. The website has a huge amount of information on all sorts of subjects you may be worried about.

The Hideout

The Hideout provides help, information and support for children and young people – whether you’re currently living with violence, you’ve experienced violence in the past or you know someone else going through it. We’ve included lots of information to explain what domestic violence is, how it affects you and where you can go for more help.


Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people.


MindFull is a service for 11-17 year olds. It provides support, information and advice about mental health and emotional wellbeing, helping you to overcome life’s ups and downs and helping you feel confident and happy about who you are. Best of all, because MindFull is online, you can get the help you need whenever you want it, wherever you are.


Written in the form of a travel guide, this online publication provides information about your sexual wellbeing, choices and rights. Click on the relevant links to find out more about the physical and sexual journeys you might experience.