Welcome to the Self Help Hub's guide to supporting services & resources - listed under this section W, X, Y, Z are resources supporting the following subject areas: Women, Worry, Young Carers, Youth Support.
Malala and Ziauddin Yousafzai founded the Malala Fund in 2013 to champion every girl’s right to 12 years of free, safe, quality education.
Rights of Women
A charity providing women with the legal advice and information they need to understand and use the law and their legal rights. They also work to improve the law for women and increase women’s access to justice
National Family Law Line - 020 7251 6577 for women in England and Wales
- London Family Law Line - 020 7608 1137 for women who need family law advice.
Rights of Women help provide free confidential advice by women solicitors and barristers
Young Women's Service works to create safe and confidential spaces to get support. If you are experiencing or are at risk of experiencing any form of violence against women and girls (VAWG) contact WGN to get support.
Worry - If you are feeling worried and need support, please look at the resources listed under A for anxiety or S for Stress. You may also want to look at our leaflet Calm Breathing.
Unhelpful Thoughts Video - by Rise Above
Sometimes we have unhelpful thoughts, or thoughts that are really negative.
But hang on a minute, we’ve been talking about all of these thoughts and what we found was that most of them are usually just thoughts that we might think when we’re really stressed and some are not even real.
See what kinds of thoughts these might be.
Worry Tree Video - By Rise Above
An animation about a mental health technique called'Worry Tree' to refocus when worried. It helps show us how to sort our worries into different boxes. Once we've decided what type of worry we have then we can deal with them in the best way possible.
'If you're a young carer I think you have an inner strength' - Jo Whiley, author, radio presenter and former young carer
Support and information for anyone caring for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems.
The Childrens' Society
Resources and advice for young carers - the Include service reaches out to young carers from all communities through a national and local programmes and can help you to find support in your area.
Hear author and radio presenter Jo Whiley talk about her experience as a young carer click here.
Qualified professional advocates can support children and young people through a range of services.
They work face to face with children and young people who are receiving treatment on a mental health unit - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS). CAMHS advocacy support is provided within both private and NHS hospitals across the country.
Young people can refer themselves or be referred by a third party to the service or speak to the advocate during a regular drop in.
Youth Access is the national membership organisation for young people’s information, advice, counselling and support services (YIACS). The website has a search facility to find local services.
Youth Wellbeing Directory
(Anna Freud National Centre for Children & Families)
A list of free local and national organisations for young people up to age 25. Search by name, area/postcode or issue to find support information.