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Health & Wellbeing - Teens

The Library can help you with your mental health and wellbeing.

Here are some of the best resources from around the web, plus book recommendations for young people you can borrow from the Library for free.


YoungMinds provide young people with tools to look after their mental health. Their website is full of advice and information on what to do if you're struggling with how you feel.

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Your online mental wellbeing community. Kooth provides free, safe and anonymous support for 11-24 year-olds. 

Read helpful articles, join a conversation on the discussion boards, or chat with one of Kooth's professional team.



As librarians, we know how important reading can be in supporting mental health and wellbeing. Reading Well for young people recommends expert endorsed books about mental health, providing 13 to 18 year olds with advice and information about issues like anxiety, stress and OCD, and difficult experiences like bullying and exams.



 Tips and activities to boost your mood. Well Ahead includes The Write Space which is full of creative writing activities that will have a positive impact on your mindset.

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The BBC Bitesize website offers a collection of stories, tips and advice to guide young people through life's challenges.