Supporting someone (under 18) as a friend

Additional Reading

Here are some additional reading options that you may wish to review.

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Suicidal thoughts

General help

Specific scenarios (Anxiety etc)


Recommended books

General help

For more information about particular scenarios such as anxiety, stress, anger, loneliness and more click on any of the links below

Specific scenario information



We would always urge you to encourage them to talk to someone – it’s Why Talking Fixes. Please tell them that talking with someone who is there to support them can guide them most effectively to positive solutions and positive outcomes.  

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For great advice (from Childline) on covering

your tracks, click  ‘ Cover tracks ‘ button


Volunteer Corner






Important information

Just need to let you know that all materials referenced below are to help you to help someone and that Will Garvey Trust Foundation cannot be responsible for their content or use. Here we provide links (signposts) for you, for example to other websites, videos and podcasts provided by other organisations and groups. Please use the information and resources responsibly and review any policies or disclaimers applicable at the referenced sites.