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Relationships Resources for Young People

On this page, you will find all resources relating to relationships. For more resources that might be relevant, please select one of the keywords below:

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Here are the resources we found for relationships for young people:

#ListenToYourSelfie – The Party

(Featured resource)Relationships can be confusing. Especially if you really like someone but they do things you are not comfortable with. So think about what feels right for you and remember – always #ListenToYourSelfie.

If you are struggling with a relationship and you don’t know where to turn, talk to a trusted adult like a parent or a teacher. If you don’t feel like there is someone you can trust, you can always talk to Childline either through their freephone number or their online one to one chat service.

Toxic People: How to End a Bad ‘Friendship’ or Relationship

How do you know if you are part of a toxic relationship? Well, much like a cold, toxic relationships have symptoms. Does your friend or romantic partner put you down all the time? Are they jealous when you spend time with others? Do they constantly bring up parts of you that they want to change? Then you might be in a toxic relationship and this video contains help and advice on how to remove yourself from that situation.

5 Tips for Dating with a Mental Illness

This video from Kati Morton shares tips for being in a relationship when you have mental illness. The tips include; take care of yourself first, process through the past, make a bit of time for yourself, have your partner teach you about their mental illness, and go slow. With these tips you should be able to maintain a happy a healthy relationship regardless of whether you have a mental illness or not.

Healthy Relationships

This is a free to access resource, created by family lives, which is freely available through YouTube. This video was made by young people discussing what to expect from relationships, what are healthy relationships and what are unhealthy.

I want to be in a relationship

This message from Zumos helps you to explore your own motivations and expectations in seeking that special relationship. It also offers you a practical technique for staying relaxed and confident when you meet someone you’re attracted to, so you’ll know just how to be and what to do when the moment arrives.

My Relationship isn’t Working

Understanding what happens during the course of any relationship will help you to assess where you are, what you can do and to make an informed decision on where to go from here.

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Unhealthy vs Healthy Relationships

This downloadable resource contains two poster style sections. The first poster shows things that you will think or say when you are in an unhealthy friendship or relationship, while the second shows the opposite – things that are thought and said in a healthy relationship.

Organisation

The Youth Wellbeing Directory from the Anna Freud Centre

(Featured resource)The Youth Wellbeing Directory is an online directory of organisations that support young people with a wide range of mental health and wellbeing issues. You can search by postcode or keywords, and quickly find the details of local organisations and services that can support the needs of young people and families.

Big White Wall

Big White Wall is an online mental health and wellbeing service offering self-help programmes, creative outlets and a community that care. When you’re dealing with everyday stressors or major life events, the peer support will help you get through it.

Blog / personal article

Stress and its impact on family relationships

(Featured resource)People seem more stressed than ever, and never more so than in the family. No matter how the family unit is constructed: traditional, single parent, fostered, they all share similarities in the stresses and strains they encounter. This article examines the issues of stress and family relationships, and suggests ideas to reduce stress in the home.

The Youth Wellbeing Directory from the Anna Freud Centre

(Featured resource)The Youth Wellbeing Directory is an online directory of organisations that support young people with a wide range of mental health and wellbeing issues. You can search by postcode or keywords, and quickly find the details of local organisations and services that can support the needs of young people and families.

Healthy and Unhealthy Relationships

Relationships can be confusing. Especially if you really like someone but they do things you’re not comfortable with. So think about what feels right for you and remember - always listen to yourself. On this page you can find information about understanding a confusing relationship, being pressured into sex, what to do if you feel unsafe and worried about someone’s relationship.

Relationships

Being in a relationship can be really exciting. Getting to know someone, hanging out and feeling happy just thinking about them, but it can also be confusing. Read the advice on this page about what to do if you’re worried about a relationship. On this page you can find information about telling someone you like them, breaking up, being worried about a relationship and what to do in a variety of situations.

Sex

It’s normal to have lots of questions about sex. Whether you’ve had sex or not, it’s important to find out about contraception and consent so you can make decisions that feel right for you. On this page you can find information about knowing when you’re ready, masturbation, being pressured into sex and feeling pressured to do something new.

App / online service

Big White Wall

Big White Wall is an online mental health and wellbeing service offering self-help programmes, creative outlets and a community that care. When you’re dealing with everyday stressors or major life events, the peer support will help you get through it.

#ListenToYourSelfie – The Party

(Featured resource)Relationships can be confusing. Especially if you really like someone but they do things you are not comfortable with. So think about what feels right for you and remember – always #ListenToYourSelfie.

If you are struggling with a relationship and you don’t know where to turn, talk to a trusted adult like a parent or a teacher. If you don’t feel like there is someone you can trust, you can always talk to Childline either through their freephone number or their online one to one chat service.

Toxic People: How to End a Bad ‘Friendship’ or Relationship

How do you know if you are part of a toxic relationship? Well, much like a cold, toxic relationships have symptoms. Does your friend or romantic partner put you down all the time? Are they jealous when you spend time with others? Do they constantly bring up parts of you that they want to change? Then you might be in a toxic relationship and this video contains help and advice on how to remove yourself from that situation.

5 Tips for Dating with a Mental Illness

This video from Kati Morton shares tips for being in a relationship when you have mental illness. The tips include; take care of yourself first, process through the past, make a bit of time for yourself, have your partner teach you about their mental illness, and go slow. With these tips you should be able to maintain a happy a healthy relationship regardless of whether you have a mental illness or not.

I want to be in a relationship

This message from Zumos helps you to explore your own motivations and expectations in seeking that special relationship. It also offers you a practical technique for staying relaxed and confident when you meet someone you’re attracted to, so you’ll know just how to be and what to do when the moment arrives.

My Relationship isn’t Working

Understanding what happens during the course of any relationship will help you to assess where you are, what you can do and to make an informed decision on where to go from here.

Organisation

The Youth Wellbeing Directory from the Anna Freud Centre

(Featured resource)The Youth Wellbeing Directory is an online directory of organisations that support young people with a wide range of mental health and wellbeing issues. You can search by postcode or keywords, and quickly find the details of local organisations and services that can support the needs of young people and families.

Big White Wall

Big White Wall is an online mental health and wellbeing service offering self-help programmes, creative outlets and a community that care. When you’re dealing with everyday stressors or major life events, the peer support will help you get through it.

The Youth Wellbeing Directory from the Anna Freud Centre

(Featured resource)The Youth Wellbeing Directory is an online directory of organisations that support young people with a wide range of mental health and wellbeing issues. You can search by postcode or keywords, and quickly find the details of local organisations and services that can support the needs of young people and families.

Healthy and Unhealthy Relationships

Relationships can be confusing. Especially if you really like someone but they do things you’re not comfortable with. So think about what feels right for you and remember - always listen to yourself. On this page you can find information about understanding a confusing relationship, being pressured into sex, what to do if you feel unsafe and worried about someone’s relationship.

Relationships

Being in a relationship can be really exciting. Getting to know someone, hanging out and feeling happy just thinking about them, but it can also be confusing. Read the advice on this page about what to do if you’re worried about a relationship. On this page you can find information about telling someone you like them, breaking up, being worried about a relationship and what to do in a variety of situations.

App / online service

Big White Wall

Big White Wall is an online mental health and wellbeing service offering self-help programmes, creative outlets and a community that care. When you’re dealing with everyday stressors or major life events, the peer support will help you get through it.

#ListenToYourSelfie – The Party

(Featured resource)Relationships can be confusing. Especially if you really like someone but they do things you are not comfortable with. So think about what feels right for you and remember – always #ListenToYourSelfie.

If you are struggling with a relationship and you don’t know where to turn, talk to a trusted adult like a parent or a teacher. If you don’t feel like there is someone you can trust, you can always talk to Childline either through their freephone number or their online one to one chat service.

Toxic People: How to End a Bad ‘Friendship’ or Relationship

How do you know if you are part of a toxic relationship? Well, much like a cold, toxic relationships have symptoms. Does your friend or romantic partner put you down all the time? Are they jealous when you spend time with others? Do they constantly bring up parts of you that they want to change? Then you might be in a toxic relationship and this video contains help and advice on how to remove yourself from that situation.

5 Tips for Dating with a Mental Illness

This video from Kati Morton shares tips for being in a relationship when you have mental illness. The tips include; take care of yourself first, process through the past, make a bit of time for yourself, have your partner teach you about their mental illness, and go slow. With these tips you should be able to maintain a happy a healthy relationship regardless of whether you have a mental illness or not.

I want to be in a relationship

This message from Zumos helps you to explore your own motivations and expectations in seeking that special relationship. It also offers you a practical technique for staying relaxed and confident when you meet someone you’re attracted to, so you’ll know just how to be and what to do when the moment arrives.

My Relationship isn’t Working

Understanding what happens during the course of any relationship will help you to assess where you are, what you can do and to make an informed decision on where to go from here.

Organisation

The Youth Wellbeing Directory from the Anna Freud Centre

(Featured resource)The Youth Wellbeing Directory is an online directory of organisations that support young people with a wide range of mental health and wellbeing issues. You can search by postcode or keywords, and quickly find the details of local organisations and services that can support the needs of young people and families.

Big White Wall

Big White Wall is an online mental health and wellbeing service offering self-help programmes, creative outlets and a community that care. When you’re dealing with everyday stressors or major life events, the peer support will help you get through it.

The Youth Wellbeing Directory from the Anna Freud Centre

(Featured resource)The Youth Wellbeing Directory is an online directory of organisations that support young people with a wide range of mental health and wellbeing issues. You can search by postcode or keywords, and quickly find the details of local organisations and services that can support the needs of young people and families.

Healthy and Unhealthy Relationships

Relationships can be confusing. Especially if you really like someone but they do things you’re not comfortable with. So think about what feels right for you and remember - always listen to yourself. On this page you can find information about understanding a confusing relationship, being pressured into sex, what to do if you feel unsafe and worried about someone’s relationship.

Relationships

Being in a relationship can be really exciting. Getting to know someone, hanging out and feeling happy just thinking about them, but it can also be confusing. Read the advice on this page about what to do if you’re worried about a relationship. On this page you can find information about telling someone you like them, breaking up, being worried about a relationship and what to do in a variety of situations.

Download

Unhealthy vs Healthy Relationships

This downloadable resource contains two poster style sections. The first poster shows things that you will think or say when you are in an unhealthy friendship or relationship, while the second shows the opposite – things that are thought and said in a healthy relationship.

Blog / personal article

Stress and its impact on family relationships

(Featured resource)People seem more stressed than ever, and never more so than in the family. No matter how the family unit is constructed: traditional, single parent, fostered, they all share similarities in the stresses and strains they encounter. This article examines the issues of stress and family relationships, and suggests ideas to reduce stress in the home.

App / online service

Big White Wall

Big White Wall is an online mental health and wellbeing service offering self-help programmes, creative outlets and a community that care. When you’re dealing with everyday stressors or major life events, the peer support will help you get through it.