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Mental Health and Wellbeing

Useful Free Apps for Support:


An online wellbeing community with discussion boards, daily journal and a confidential chat support


Shout 85258 is the UK's first free, confidential, 24/7 text support service. It's a place to go if you're struggling to cope and need mental health support.

Local Counselling Services

Dorset Mind Your Head counselling service

Counselling and support groups based in Christchurch. Also links to advice and help sheets for a variety of mental health difficulties.


Support Groups


Young Carers

Young carers are people under 18 who provide care for another person. This care can include practical or emotional support, and another person can be anyone within the same family, whether they are an adult or child.

Space youth LGBT+

Space runs regular, free youth groups all across Dorset, in Bournemouth, Poole, Dorchester, Weymouth, Beaminster, and Sherborne, for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and questioning young people. They welcome every LGBT+ person regardless of race, religion, or social background. They offer one-to-one support and family support

STARS- Sexual Trauma and Recovery Service

STARS is a pan-Dorset charity that offers one to one support, free of charge, for anyone of any age or gender who lives, works or studies in Dorset and has experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their life.

YADAS- Young Adult Drug Advisory Service

BEAT- Eating disorder support

Beat is the UK's leading charity supporting those affected by eating disorders and campaigning on their behalf.

FRANK- Honest information about drugs


National Organisations and Websites

NHS Helplines for mental Health A-Z

Whether you're concerned about yourself or a loved one, these mental health charities, organisations and support groups can offer expert advice.

Action for happiness

Website with tips and strategies to boost wellbeing. Includes free 10 days to Wellbeing programme.


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