Useful links

The Leading UK Charity giving support for people and their families with eating disorders. Including; Anorexia Nervosa, Binge Eating and Bulimia.
Studentline: 0808 801 0811

Cheddar Patient Group
Critical friend of Cheddar Medical Centre. We are independent and patient-focused.

KOOTH (Online) Friendly online support and counselling community for young people from Mon-Fri 12-10pm, Sat and Sun 6-10pm.

In Charlie’s Memory
A local charity proving education and support for making mental health matter for young people.


Glossary of Drugs and advice if you are worried about somebody else. Live Chat option from 2-6pm and e mail services also.

Heads Above the Waves Promotes positive ways of dealing with bad days, Raises awareness of depression and self- harm in young people.

Heads Together
Charity of the Duke and Duchess of Cambride to support young people facing mental health issues.

Confidential support around any mental health issue. Textline: 86463
Tel: 0300 123 3393

The Mix

The Mix
Essential Mental Health Support for Under 25’s. Advice about sex, drugs, money and relationships.

NHS Moodzone logo

NHS Moodzone
Practical advice and interactive tools to explore your mental health.

Confidential and practical support from trained suicide prevention advisers. Closes at 10pm every night. Service is for any age.
Hopeline: 0800 0684141

Information, Advice and Guidance regarding mental illness. Find support in your area and read various guides from the A-Z of mental illness.

We offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. No age limit.

Support for anyone affected by an eating disorder. Based in Shepton Mallet. Monthly support groups and confidential support.

Terence Higgins Trust
Sexual Health Advice and Information and a free direct helpline. Online advice and counselling.
Tel: 0808 802 1221

Young Minds
Support for Parents and Young People coping with mental health issues.

Digital Support

Booster Buddy

Booster Buddy
Designed to help teens and young adults improve their mental health.
Free on both IOS & Android

Named the best App of 2017. Sleep stories, guided meditation and relaxing music.
Free on both IOS & Android.

Emoodji For the Up’s and Down’s of student life. Free on both IOS & Android

Psychologist approved mood training program. Train your brain to overcome negative thoughts.
Free on both IOS & Android


Learn the skills of mindfulness and meditation for a few hours a day,
Available on both IOS & Android.

App for all things healthy living. Allows you to set personal goals and provides reminders regarding your goals.
Free on IOS & Android.


Videos to improve mood and behavior, this app is targeted at those with depression.
Free on both IOS & Android

Rise Up

Rise up and Recover
Tracks eating patterns and logs food plans. Coping strategies and can print as a PDF.
Free on both IOS & Android


Build your own 24 hour anxiety toolkit. Perfect if meditation isn’t for you.
Free on both IOS & Android

Whats Up

What’s Up
CBT to cope with Anxiety, stress and depression. Attempts to log negative thinking patterns.
Free on both IOS & Android

Resources for Eating Disorders

NHS England have shared the attached leaflets with us to help support patients/carers that are on the eating disorder waiting list.

Lived Experience of Eating Disorders PDF


Somerset Wellbeing and Learning Community (Recovery College),

Somerset Recovery Partners

Somerset Community Connect

Mental Health and Wellbeing Help for Young People and Families
PDF help sheet