Contact YoungMinds

Find out how to get in contact with us – find the right department to get in touch with or use our contact form and we’ll get straight back to you.

If you are a young person in need of support

Text the YoungMinds Crisis Messenger for free 24/7 support across the UK if you are experiencing a mental health crisis. 

  • If you need urgent help text YM to 85258.
  • All texts are answered by trained volunteers, with support from experienced clinical supervisors.
  • Texts are free from EE, O2, Vodafone, 3, Virgin Mobile, BT Mobile, GiffGaff, Tesco Mobile and Telecom Plus

If you want to know more about how you're feeling, get information about a mental health condition or know what support is available to you, visit our Find Help guides. 

If you are a parent or carer worried about your child

Speak to our experts at the Parents Helpline

How to contact YoungMinds

To contact our team, please use the relevant enquiry form:


Recruitment and volunteering



If your query isn't covered above, you can contact us via our general enquiries form or call the office on 020 7089 5050.


  • Looking for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)?

    YoungMinds is an independent national charity and is not part of the NHS at all. CAMHS is a set of local services run by the NHS in your area and you’ll usually be referred by your GP or, you can find your nearest CAMHS service on the NHS website.

  • What training do you provide?

    We provide training courses to adults – see our current training courses or get in touch to find out about training.

    Currently we do not provide training or presentations to young people, but it is something we’re hoping to offer in the future. For opportunities for young people under 25 check out our Join the Movement pages.

  • I want to fundraise for you

    To find out about the different ways of fundraising for YoungMinds, please head  over to our How to Fundraise page or alternatively, you can contact the fundraising team.

  • Can you support me with my essay / project / paper / statistics / research?

    Unfortunately we do not have the capacity to give advice or research support as we are not a research organisation. All of our current statistical and information that we do hold can be found on our mental health statistics page or in our resources library.

    If you are looking for resources such as leaflets, they can be found on our publications page.

  • Could someone from YoungMinds attend / speak at my event?

    If you would like to book a speaker or trainer for your event, please contact the training team.

    We have very limited capacity to attend promotional events, however if you think we would be a good fit, please get in touch.

  • Can you promote my services / book / petition?

    We are unable to promote or endorse projects when we have not been involved in the development process from the beginning. 

    Unfortunately we no longer review books for our magazine as we made the decision to stop printing it in 2014 and we just share our own news in the form of our monthly eNewsletter. 

  • I want to work for or volunteer with YoungMinds...

    If you would like information on our current paid and voluntary vacancies, please visit our jobs page.

    If you have any queries about any of the roles, please contact the recruitment team.

    If you are a young person under the age of 25 and would like more information on playing an active role in the work we do, see how you can get involved.

  • I am interested in an internship/work experience/placement session with you

    Unfortunately we do not offer clinical services to young people, so we are unable to support psychology/social work etc. placements at YoungMinds.

    We are also not currently able to offer internships or accommodate work experience placements due to the lack of resources in the office.

  • All other enquiries

    For all other enquiries, please use the enquiry form for the relevant team:


    Recruitment and volunteering



    If your query isn't covered above, you can contact us via our general enquiries form or call the office on 020 7089 5050.

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