Child Helpline International launches eLearning on Mental Health and Psycho-Social Support A teenage girl called the child helpline, seeking help on behalf of a friend who is 16 years old: “My friend says she just wants to die … please, can you help her?” The girl reveals that her friend has behavioral problems. She has […]
We’re marking World Mental Health Day by publishing a new factsheet on children and young people’s mental health.
Youth Mental Health: How child helplines support children and young people with their mental health concerns
According to the World Health Organization, one in seven 10 to 19-year-olds in the world lives with a mental disorder. Child helplines play a crucial role in supporting these children and young people globally, day in and day out. Our latest report presents data on the contacts received by 103 of our child helpline members […]
This report presents data on the contacts relating to mental health concerns that were received by our child helpline members during the years 2018 through 2020. It is clear from this data that children and young people turn to child helplines when they face mental health issues.