Children and Adolescents

Young people’s Mental Health

Supporting children and young people

Resources for

Growing Minds

Young Minds

Platform 4YP

We work with 13 – 16 year olds in Swansea, Neath and Port Talbot, using a combination of one-to-one support, peer support groups and the State of Mind Programme.


PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide is the UK charity dedicated to the prevention of suicide and the promotion of positive mental health and emotional wellbeing in young people.

Team Around the Family (TAF)

Children, young people and their families sometimes need a little extra support for them to have happy and healthy lives.

Team Around the Family (TAF) is an early intervention and prevention service that aims to work with families to help them identify their strengths and needs.

The Myx

Understanding mental health can be tricky but The Mix is here to make sure you don’t have to do it alone. Whether you’re worried about your mental health, or someone else’s, we have everything you need to know about mental health, from anxiety and depression to self care and counselling.

British Red Cross

Children and young people experience feelings of anxiety, stress and loneliness. Whether it’s caused by what’s going on in the world like the Coronavirus pandemic or something they experience personally, it’s important to they feel supported and able to manage them.

Mental Health and Parenting

Help and advice for parents and families dealing with mental health problems in everyday life and during the coronavirus pandemic.

Parent Talk

Support for parents in Wales. Read our parenting articles or speak to us via live chat in English or Welsh.

Samaritans For Young People


Kooth is a digital mental health support platform. No referral necessary, available 24/7


Tidy Minds


If you’re a young person living in Swansea or Neath Port Talbot, Tidy Minds are here to help you understand the way you’re feeling, and find the right advice and support.

Reading Well

Children’s Book Recomendations

Check out the Children’s Book Recommendations


Swansea Bay Resources

Supporting children’s mental health