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Help for 16-24 year-olds

SHOUT 24/7 support

Shout 85258 is a free, confidential, 24/7 text-messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope. They launched publicly in May 2019 and have had more than 1,000,000 conversations with people who are anxious, stressed, depressed, suicidal or overwhelmed and who need immediate support. As a digital service, Shout 85258 has become increasingly critical since Covid-19, being one of the few mental health support services able to operate as normal at this time.

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Bloom

Bloom is a free UK-wide programme that supports young people’s mental health resilience. The programme equips young people with the tools and knowledge to maintain their mental health through life’s transitions, both now and in the future.

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Living with Autism

A selection of videos and resources describing Autism, including real people telling their own accounts of what it is like living as an autistic person. All content is created and owned by the NHS.

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Who Cares? Scotland

Who Cares? Scotland is a national voluntary organisation, working with care experienced young people and care leavers across Scotland.

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Listening Ear

Providing compassionate support for anyone facing challenges affecting their mental health.

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Highland Pride

Highland Pride is a network for the LGBTQ+ community and allies in – as well as visitors to – the Highlands.

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Endometriosis UK

Endometriosis UK want to improve the lives of those affected by endometriosis and work towards a future where it has the least possible impact on those living with the condition.

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Caithness KLICS

Caithness KLICS is the only dedicated young carers project in Caithness. They support young people under the age of 18 years old who have a caring role at home.

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