Sam Simpson Counselling

National organisations

AKT supports lgbtq+ young people aged 16-25 in the UK who are facing or experiencing homelessness or living in a hostile environment.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)
BACP is a professional body representing counselling and psychotherapy and promoting high standards of practice.

BEAT is a charity that supports people struggling with their relationship with food and eating. It offers a national helpline as well as one-to-one web chat and online resources.

Advice on all aspects of sexual health and sexual wellbeing for under 25s. Available online 24/7.

CALM offers support to men of all ages via their helpline and website.

Child Bereavement UK
Child Bereavement UK supports children and young people (up to the age of 25) when someone important to them has died or is not expected to live, and parents and the wider family when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying.

Childline (0800 1111)
Childline is a charity that offers information and support to young people on a whole range of issues. You can call, email or chat online with a counsellor at any time – all calls are free and confidential.

CRUSE Bereavement Care
CRUSE Bereavement Care offers online, telephone and face-to-face 1:1 or group support to adults and children after the death of someone close.

Forward Trust
Forward Trust offers help to adults affected by drug and alcohol issues, including past offending, homelessness and unemployment.

Gendered Intelligence
A trans-led and trans-involving grassroots organisation that works to increase understandings of gender diversity and support young trans people aged 8-25.

Harmless is a Community Interest Company (CIC) that provides support and useful resources for people who self-harm and their families and friends.

MIND is a charity that provides information and support to anyone experiencing mental health difficulties, as well as campaigning to improve psychological services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

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

Samaritans (116 123)
Samaritans is a charity that offers information and support on a whole range of issues. You can call, email, text or chat online with a volunteer at any time you like.

School of Sexuality Education
All age age-appropriate, inclusive, trauma-informed relationships and sex education.

Free online support for young people aged 11-19 affected by self-harm. Provides a safe space to talk and ask questions.

So You Got Naked Online
Online resource for children, young people and parents about how to manage sexual content and sexting.

Student Spectra
Student Spectra provide support and information around wellbeing, relationships and sexual health to young people aged 13 and over. All services are free, voluntary and confidential.

Thats Not Cool
Advice and guidance about online relationships, digital boundaries, harassment and sexting for adolescents.

The Mix
The Mix is a UK charity that provides free, multi-channel, confidential support for young people under 25 through digital and phone services.

Think You Know
Guidance and advice about keeping safe online with sections for children, adolescents, parents and professionals.

Young Minds
Young Minds is a UK charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. It offers information and online support to young people and children, their parents and professionals who work with young people and children.

Local organisations