Mental Health and Safeguarding

Resources for Supporting Body Image in Young People

Please click here to view the Parents Guide to Supporting with Body Image

Trafford Children and Young People’s Mental Health Support

Please click here to view Information on Mental Health Support

Hub of Hope

National mental health database- will find all local services relating to mental health

Please click here to view the Hub of Hope Website

Smoking, Drugs and Alcohol

National Drugs Helpline- 0800 776600

Smoke Free NHS

Quit with Help

NICE Guidance /cg115 (alcohol dependence) /cg51 (drug misuse: psychosocial interventions)


Butterfly Project (girls)

Phoenix Project (boys) 0800 9888376


Healthy relationships, family breakdowns, bullying, sexual health, sexuality, anger, self – harm, depression, homelessness, drugs and alcohol mis-use.

0161 912 2453

Gender Identity


The Proud Trust

In times of crisis

Childline 0800 1111

Samaritans 116 123


Mindful Gnats

An app to help young people develop mindfulness and relaxation skills.


MindShift is a free app designed to help teens and young adults cope with anxiety. It can help you change how you think about anxiety. Rather than trying to avoid anxiety, you can make an important shift and face it. Lists symptoms of anxiety. Offers strategies to manage worry, panic, conflict, ordinary anxiety, and three specialised categories of anxiety: test anxiety, social anxiety, and perfectionism. Also contains relaxation exercises.

Mood Tracker

A website/app which lets you track moods and sleep patterns helping to manage depression, anxiety or bipolar disorder.


MoodGYM is a free, fun, interactive program to help young people with low mood. Based on cognitive behaviour and interpersonal therapy, it consists of five modules, which help you to explore:

–         Why you feel the way you do

–         Changing the way you think

–         Knowing what makes you upset

–         Assertiveness and interpersonal skills training

Recovery Record

Recovery Record is the smart companion for managing your journey to recovery from eating disorders including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, obsessive eating disorder, binge eating disorder and compulsive eating disorder.

Rise Up + Recover

Rise Up + Recover is just the app for you if you are struggling with food, dieting, exercise and body image. Based off self-monitoring homework, a cornerstone of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), it is a simple and convenient app that has been used millions of time around the world.


SmilingMind is modern meditation for young people from 7 years up. It is a free web and App-based program, designed to help bring balance to young lives. Smiling Mind was created in Australia and is aimed at helping young people de-stress and stay calm. There are tailored programmes for different age groups.


SuperBetter is a free web and app based programme created by game designers. Playing SuperBetter helps build personal resilience: the ability to stay strong, motivated, and optimistic even in the face of difficult challenges. Resilience has a powerful effect on health – by boosting physical and emotional well-being. SuperBetter is for young people over the age of 13 who want to feel happier, healthier, and more able to reach their goals.