Need to talk? Find organisations to call, text or chat online.

Find out about everything you want to know.

If you’d rather not talk to someone, that’s absolutely fine! Have a look through all the information, websites, workbooks and exercises below and see if there’s anything of interest. If you change your mind, you know where to find us.

Mental Health

  • Head Meds
    Straight talk on mental health medication.

  • Don't be a zombie
    Information relating to substances, drugs and alcohol.

  • The Mix
    Information and support for embarrassing problems, weird questions, and please-don't-make-me-say-it-out-loud thoughts.

  • Young Minds
    Information about mental health and emotional wellbeing.

Create a plan so
you're in control :-)

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Need to talk?

    Get real time help with friendly, qualified counsellors..

  • Samaritans
    Whatever you're going through, call free any time, from any phone on 116 123.

  • ChildLine
    You can contact Childline about anything. Online, on the phone, anytime. Call 0800 1111.

Apps to help

Local support

School Nurses
Text your school nurse to book an appointment or ask any questions around relationships. bullying, drugs and alcohol, smoking, healthy eating, exercise or general health concerns More Info

Early Break
Support for young people and their families in the Greater Manchester and East Lancashire.

Support with emotional health and wellbeing. Call to book an appointment.
More Info

NHS Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Clinical Commissioning Group.
More info

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0161 723 3880


Early Break is a charity empowering today's young people for the challenges of tomorrow. Working together toward positive change.

We believe young people deserve a proper say over their own lives. We’re not here to tell you how to do things, but if you need help, we’ll work with you to set goals and targets of your own. To learn more, go to