Charities Working in Mental Health & Wellbeing

Below is a list of national charities which offer support for a range of health and wellbeing related topics. Please click the name of the charity to be redirected to their website.

Anna Freud – National Centre for Children and Families

Charity: Our vision is a world where children and families are supported effectively to build on their strengths and to achieve their goals in life.

Anna Freud Centre – Mentally Healthy Schools Website

Charity: Mentally Healthy Schools is a free website for primary schools, offering school staff information, advice and practical resources to better understand and promote pupils’ mental health and wellbeing.

Anxiety UK

Charity providing support if you have been diagnosed with an anxiety condition.


Charity: With the dedication and expertise of around 8,000 staff, 20,000 volunteers and our partners, we continue to develop radical solutions to identify vulnerable children, intervene early and support them to work towards a positive future.

BEAT- Eating Disorders

Charity: Specialising in support for the mental health illness behind eating disorders.

Education Support Partnership

Charity: Welcome to Education Support. We are the only UK charity dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of the entire education workforce.

Healthy Schools

Website and support for all school based activity around wellbeing and PSHE. National website but there are region and county wide healthy school websites.

The Mental Health Foundation

This charity runs projects for schools around mental health in predominantly secondary schools but does some work around transition to university.

National Children’s Bureau

Charity: We’re the charity that works collaboratively across the issues affecting children to influence policy and get services working together to deliver a better childhood.

National Governors Association

Membership organisation for governors, trustees and clerks of state schools in England.

National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

The leading charity in the UK specialising in child protection. The only charity with statutory powers meaning that NSPCC can take action to safeguard children at risk of abuse.


Charity: We are committed to helping children with their mental health. Our approach to children’s mental health means we aim to intervene early to prevent life-long mental health issues.

Walk to School Week

Promotes walking to school for physical and mental health and wellbeing. Walk to school week in 2020 is w/c 5th October.

Young Minds

A charity who actively work to prevent children and young people’s mental health getting to crisis point.

Youth Sports Trust

Charity: We harness the power of sport, physical activity and PE to increase young people’s life chances through improved wellbeing, healthier lifestyles and greater attainment.