Whether your problem is in cyber space or on solid ground, often the best thing you can do is talk to an adult you know and trust. Plenty of organisations provide advice and support too – here’s a selection of places which can help.
Thinkyouknow provides advice on using websites, mobiles and new technology. You can also report if you feel uncomfortable or worried about someone you are chatting to online. The site is run by the National Crime Agency’s CEOP Command which protects young people from harm online and offline.
The Mix (formerly YouthNet) is a UK youth charity providing frank and unbiased information on mental health, housing, relationships, employment and all the rest.
Just as people’s bodies can become unwell, people’s minds can become unwell too. YoungMinds provides help and support with mental health issues, such as coping with your feelings, depression, self-harm and eating disorders.