Get supportIf you’ve been affected by an invisible condition, or you know someone who has, you might find these suggestions useful…
‘Everyone wants to be brave. Very few of us want to feel vulnerable. There is no courage without uncertainty, risk and emotional exposure. Brave is vulnerable.’
– Dr Brené Brown, social scientist
Helpful people & places
Everyone needs help from time to time. When a problem feels too big to handle alone, there are groups or organisations who can offer support. Here’s just a handful we’ve found to be useful.
Judgement-free information and support for young people (13 to 25-years-old) on a range of issues, including mental health problems. Webchat is available via the website.
Helpline: 0808 808 4994 (11am-11pm, free to call)
Crisis support: Text ‘THEMIX’ to 85258
Soothing voices and wise words. A few of our favourite self-help videos, animations and podcasts.
The Hidden Stories support group
The Hidden Stories Facebook support group is a safe space for sharing thoughts or asking questions.