In the language of AIM, being WHOLE includes finding a positive sense of wellbeing, being in a safe place [both physically and emotionally], feeling peaceful and letting go of hurt.
Often this isn't an easy journey, but through different types of support and help, finding the the steps towards being WHOLE is possible.
But this isn't some distant idea, there are many things that can be put in place today to increase your sense of positive wellbeing. On this page we have a few resources for you to explore as well as great contact points if you're having a tough time right now.
"What's really amazing is when we are at our lowest points, feeling defeated and broken, we are able to mend and feel whole again"
MindShift is a free app designed to help teens and young adults cope with anxiety. It can help you change how you think about anxiety. Rather than trying to avoid anxiety, you can make an important shift and face it. Lists symptoms of anxiety. Offers strategies to manage worry, panic, conflict, ordinary anxiety, and three specialised categories of anxiety: test anxiety, social anxiety, and perfectionism. Also contains relaxation exercises
A great resource is the
Charlie Waller Trust.
They have a wide range of resources to help you learn more about mental health, whether you're a young person, parent or carer.
Check out their Wellbeing Action Plan or download a copy
This website features bite-sized information on a comprehensive range of physical and emotional health topics for teenagers, including healthy eating, body image, managing stress, advice on relationships, puberty, sexuality and much more.
Call 0300 123 5440
NHS urgent mental health helpline
Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
Help & Support
If you need some help right now, try contacting one of these fantastic services straight away
If you need urgent health advice,
call NHS Direct 111 or your GP.
In an emergency, call 999
Support for Parents/Carers
0808 802 5544
from 9:30am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.
Detailed advice, emotional support and signposting about a child or young person up to the age of 25.
Call 0300 123 3393
Post: Mind Infoline, PO Box 75225, London, E15 9FS
Our Infoline provides an information and signposting service. We're open 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday (except for bank holidays).
Ask us about:
mental health problems
where to get help near you