Your Health & Wellbeing

Caring for yourself, as a young carer, is as important as caring for your mum or dad, brother or sister.

You need to look after your physical health as well as your mental health

You need to eat well, make sure you get some exercise and have regular breaks.

Do not be embarrassed or afraid to ask for help.

  • Call our free Advice Line on 0800 083 1148 if you would like to talk to someone about your Health & Wellbeing.   Our advice line is open Monday to Friday 8am – 8pm, Saturday 4pm – 8pm, Sunday 8am – 12noon
  • Or if you want to talk to a counsellor or mental health professional, visit Kooth, a new service commissioned by Norfolk County Council offering free, safe and anonymous online support and counselling. 

Norfolk Young Carers Forum did a survey to find out about the health of young carers. This is what you said: