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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.

Exploitative Relationships

Anyone can become a victim of sexual exploitation and exploitative relationships. If you notice a friend is stuck in an exploitative relationship, step in and say something. It’s always better to help a friend break up with an abusive partner, then to let the abuse continue because you are worried about upsetting someone.

How to Leave an Abusive Relationship

This video talks all about how to leave an abusive relationship. This video is American so please note that when it says call 911, you need to call 999. This video gives helpful hints and tips about how to leave an abusive relationship. They note it is important to build an army of supportive people to help you through the process of leaving your partner.

Spot the Signs

This video is aimed to help young people spot the difference between healthy and unhealthy relationships. Remember, friendships can also be unhealthy. If you notice the signs of an unhealthy relationship, stop and say something. Don’t get trapped in an unhealthy relationship.

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.

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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.

Exploitative Relationships

Anyone can become a victim of sexual exploitation and exploitative relationships. If you notice a friend is stuck in an exploitative relationship, step in and say something. It’s always better to help a friend break up with an abusive partner, then to let the abuse continue because you are worried about upsetting someone.

How to Leave an Abusive Relationship

This video talks all about how to leave an abusive relationship. This video is American so please note that when it says call 911, you need to call 999. This video gives helpful hints and tips about how to leave an abusive relationship. They note it is important to build an army of supportive people to help you through the process of leaving your partner.

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.

Exploitative Relationships

Anyone can become a victim of sexual exploitation and exploitative relationships. If you notice a friend is stuck in an exploitative relationship, step in and say something. It’s always better to help a friend break up with an abusive partner, then to let the abuse continue because you are worried about upsetting someone.

How to Leave an Abusive Relationship

This video talks all about how to leave an abusive relationship. This video is American so please note that when it says call 911, you need to call 999. This video gives helpful hints and tips about how to leave an abusive relationship. They note it is important to build an army of supportive people to help you through the process of leaving your partner.

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.