Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Support

KOOTH: https://www.kooth.com/

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:

Call: 0800 068 4141            Text: 07860039967             Email: pat@papyrus-uk.org

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

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