There are times when children and young people may feel sad, stressed or lonely and as a parent you may not know how to best help.

On your mind signposts children and young people in Wiltshire to sources of support for good mental health and emotional wellbeing and includes information advice and guidance on:

  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Bullying
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Caring for someone
  • Sexuality and much more

A free online counselling service is also available to 11 to 20 year olds who live in Wiltshire you can receive free online counselling from KOOTH. The service is available 12 noon to 10pm weekdays, 6pm-10pm weekends.




Understanding young minds

Did you know… 60% of parents feel uncomfortable discussing self-harm with their children (source: survey conducted by Ipsos MORI 2017).

Virtual College has worked in partnership with SelfharmUK to create a free online course designed to help parents talk about the issue of self-harm with their children. Click the button below to access the free course.

Self harm course