We all have mental health. It affects how we think, feel, and behave, and determines how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Our mental health can change over time. In the same way that sometimes we get physically sick with a cold, sometimes we can get mentally ill too.
There are many types of mental health issues. You can find out more about each of these and how to cope with your feelings at Young Minds.
You should never be afraid to talk about how you’re feeling with someone you trust. Below are some places you can go if you need a help in hand.
The Surrey Safeguarding Partners have also put together a Suicide Prevention Toolbox which has lots of useful information on local services and things that you can do if you feel like you are in crisis.