Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Support
Online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop.
YOUNG MINDS: https://youngminds.org.uk/
If you're a young person experiencing a mental health crisis, you can text the YoungMinds Crisis Messenger for free 24/7 support across the UK.
- If you need urgent help text YM to 85258
- All texts are answered by trained volunteers, with support from experienced clinical supervisors
- Texts are free from EE, O2, Vodafone, 3, Virgin Mobile, BT Mobile, GiffGaff, Tesco Mobile and Telecom Plus.
PAPYRUS HOPELINEUK: https://papyrus-uk.org/hopelineuk/
Advisers work with you to understand why thoughts of suicide might be present. They also provide you with a safe space to talk through anything happening in your life that could be impacting on your or anyone else’s ability to stay safe:
Opening hours: 9am – 10pm weekdays, 2pm – 10pm weekends, 2pm – 10pm bank holidays (Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Year’s Day)
For instant support, please contact Childline for free on 0800 1111. You can talk to them about anything; no problem is too big or too small. To get in touch with them online, visit their contact page at: https://www.childline.org.uk/get-support/
You can call The Samaritans anytime, day or night, on 116 123. They also have a variety of contact methods that can be found here: https://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help-you/contact-us
Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service CRISIS NUMBER:
01228 603964 – 24 hours