Learning and Developing Together for Achievement

Support

Childline

Samaritans

  • www.samaritans.org
  • if you’re in distress and need support, you can ring Samaritans for free at any time of the day or night.
  • freephone (UK and Republic of Ireland): 116 123 (24 hours)
  • email: jo@samaritans.org

The Mix

  • www.themix.org.uk
  • if you’re under 25 you can talk to The Mix for free on the phone, by email or on their webchat. You can also use their phone counselling service, or get more information on support services you might need.
  • freephone: 0808 808 4994 (1pm – 11pm daily)

Women’s Aid

Citizen’s Advice

Are you a young person in crisis?

Text the YoungMinds Crisis Messenger, for free 24/7 support across the UK if you are experiencing a mental health crisis.

  • 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.

Anxiety about coronovirus

https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/what-to-do-if-you-re-anxious-about-coronavirus/

Tips for well being during isolation

https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/looking-after-your-mental-health-while-self-isolating/

This one is for parents and has 10 tips about how to talk to your child about coronvirus

https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/talking-to-your-child-about-coronavirus/

Support for parents

https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/for-parents/

Call the YoungMinds Parents Helpline

Call us for free Mon-Fri from 9.30am to 4pm – available in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

0808 802 5544

Calls may be recorded for monitoring or training purposes

Samaritans

Call us any time, day or night

Whatever you’re going through, you can call us any time, from any phone for FREE.

Call 116 123

https://www.thesilverline.org.uk/
Telephone befriending service for the elderly

www.llttf.com
Online cognitive behavioural therapy site

www.youngminds.org.uk
Children and adolescent mental health support resource

https://www.headspace.com
Meditation/ relaxation and sleep resources

https://www.mind.org.uk/workplace/mental-health-at-work/taking-care-of-yourself/five-ways-to-wellbeing/
Wellbeing advice

https://www.cruse.org.uk
Bereavement counselling

https://www.cci.health.wa.gov.au/Resources/Looking-After-Yourself
Self help resources for mental health issues

https://www.moodjuice.scot.nhs.uk
Online resource for all mental health issues, including bereavement

Medical advice in multiple languages
Wellbeing Service (EPS) phone line and support request form

FAQs for families with resources
Resources