Our resource directory is made up of a combination of resources we have made, as well as resources already out there. We hope that by providing young people with a wide range of online creative resources, that you are able to find a self-help tool that works for you.


Our online resource directory is ever-expanding, so we will always be adding to it. If there is a resource online that you are aware of that you feel helps, please let us know so we can add it to our collection! 

What are you looking for ? 

Services that can help

Useful Apps 

Self-Help Resources

'You're Not Alone' resources



Young Minds: 

Young Minds are the UK's leading charity, fighting for a future where all young minds are supported and empowered, whatever the challenges. 

Anna Freud: 

'On my mind' aims to empower young people to make informed choices about their mental health and wellbeing.


Supports transgender, non binary and gender-diverse children and young people up until their 20th birthday. 



Easy to navigate

Co-produced with young people

Lots of options for support

Talk to Frank: 

Honest information about drugs.


'A charity existing to reduce the number of young people committing suicide by shattering the stigma and equipping young people with the skills to recognise and respond to suicidal behaviour. 

Child Line:

Providing help, advice and support on a wide range of issues.

Very informative

Helpful for you and your friends

Free, private and confidential 

 Services that  
can help

Washington Mind: 

Washington Mind offers counselling services and talking therapy for adults and young people, giving people the opportunity to talk about experiences or events that have been affecting the way you feel. 


How to access this support...

          0191 417 8043


The Children and Young People’s Service provides a single service to all children and young people aged 0-18 years living in South Tyneside and Sunderland who present with mental health difficulties.


How to access this support...

          08000 652 2868


 You're not alone  

Creative Series:

Art for Wellbeing

A series of art-based activities, presenting you with different ways of using art to cope with adverse feelings such as loneliness. 


Photography for Wellbeing

A series of photography-based activities, presenting you with different ways of using art to cope with adverse feelings such as loneliness. 

Other Resources:

Isolation Workbook

A collection of bits and bobs to get up to at home.



Calm Harm

Calm Harm is an app designed to help people resist or manage the urge to self-harm. It's private and password protected.


Live a healthier, happier, more well-rested life in just a few minutes a day with the Headspace app.


Find Your Calm. Our goal is to help you improve your health and happiness.