Young People

When a Parent has Cancer

Riprap is a site developed especially for teenagers who have a parent with cancer. In riprap, you can learn more about cancer and its treatment and through real stories you can read the experiences of other young people and share your own story.



Online 24/7 support for ages 11-18.


42nd Street

42nd Street is an innovative Greater Manchester young people’s mental health charity with 38 years’ experience of providing free and confidential services to young people who are experiencing difficulties with their mental health and emotional wellbeing.

Facebook: @42ndStreetmcr

Twitter: @42ndStreetmcr

Telephone: 0161 228 7321



JNR8 Youth and Community Centre

One-to-one support and mentoring, cooking workshops for healthy eating and other youth projects for people aged 11–18 years. Support for whatever issues you may have, including relationships, homelessness, drugs and alcohol and behaviour.


Diabetes in Your Teens

This section is for teenagers with lots of information and support all about Type 1 diabetes. If you or someone you know has diabetes, you may find this useful.

Diabetes UK: Guide to Type 1 Diabetes in your teens

FRESH - Sexual Health and Contraception

FRESH is a city-wide sexual health and contraception services with dedicated clinics for under 25s.


Young Minds

Young Minds are the UK’s leading charity fighting for children and young people’s mental health. Find out more about them, their mission and how they work.

Facebook: @youngmindsuk

Twitter: @YoungMindsUK