Who we are

the lowdown is Mental Health charity, providing free and confidential support services for 11- 25 year olds in Northamptonshire. Our services include counselling, wellbeing drop-ins, LGBTQ+ support, practical support and sexual health.

“The lowdown believe that no young person should ever experience mental health issues alone.”

About us

the lowdown offers a caring environment where young people are always supported on their journey towards positive emotional health and wellbeing.

We are members of the REACH partnership providing professional and confidential services for young people across Northamptonshire.

You’re safe with us

Our fully trained team provides accessible, safe, welcoming, confidential and non-judgemental services. There are various ways to get in touch and then we will work out together how we can best support you.

We are here for you, you are not alone.

Annual Report

For more detailed information on the lowdown’s work to support young people, take a look at our Annual Trustees Report.

Our core services
Emotional Wellbeing
Sexual Health
LGBTQ Support

“We understand that it can feel like a big step to take, but we’re here for you. You are not alone…”

Our Impact:

April 2021 to March 2022

support contacts were provided for young people and their families


individuals were supported by our range of services

“What an amazing service with an amazing team. You don’t know how much it means to our family to have the help and support you give”


would recommend our services to others


felt they had a positive impact from using our services


found the services accessible