Need to talk?

Help is never far away

If you are a young person who is worried about an issue or problem, or know a young person who might need support, you don't have to go through this alone. Talk to someone about it. 

Here are some of the charities and organisations that can help:


Tel: 0800 1111

Free, confidential advice for children under 19. 

The Mix

Tel: 0808 808 4994

Help and advice for young people under 25.

Young Minds (Parent's helpline)

Tel: 0808 802 5544

Advice for parents who have questions or worries about their young person's behaviour, emotional problems or mental health. 

CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services - NHS)

Mental Health Foundation

Welcome to Michelle's Realm!

A place of diversity where young people can share their lives and experiences, and those that need to, can work towards healing.

Young voices have a platform to shine in Michelle's literary realm. 

Teen matters take centre stage

Broken Roots by Michelle Diana Lowe

A riveting YA fiction novel full of twists and turns. Join sixteen-year-old Teisha Cole on her incredible rollercoaster ride into foster care. Will she ever find the maternal love she is seeking? 

Let's Talk About Young Mental Health

Young lives matter. Mental health matters.

Michelle's book Broken Roots focuses on young mental health and teens in foster care. She has a passion to raise awareness of these important subjects. Young people matter and so do the issues that they can face.

Supporting charities

Young Minds is the mental health charity that Michelle supports. Find out more about what Young Minds do to help and bolster young people and their families.