Mental Health Sources of Support

There are a number of resources and charities available that provide help and advice on mental health and wellbeing.  Please refer to the links below for further information.

Childline ( - 0800 1111 (free 24hr) confidential listening

Samaritans ( - 116 123 (free 24hr) confidential listening

Young Minds ( - Mental health information and guidance

Youth Access ( - Young people’s information, advice and counselling

The Mix ( - Essential support for under 25s

The Parents Zone ( - Experts in digital family life

NHS ( - Where to get urgent help for mental health

The Mental Health Organisation ( - Getting Help

Kids Inspire ( - Provides mental health and trauma recovery support for children, young people and their families

Anna Freud ( - National Centre for Children & Families

Kooth ( - Online Mental Wellbeing Support

Think U Know ( - UK organisation which protects children both online and offline

Internet Matters ( - Helping parents keep their children safe online

Wilderness Foundation ( - offers counselling and therapeutic support, and may bring nature, art and other creative tools into sessions. Appointments are available 9am-5pm Monday - Friday. Evenings and weekends by appointment

Open Door ( - offers coaching, counselling and mediation. Appointments are available Monday-Thursday 9am-7pm, Friday 9am-5pm. Saturday and Sunday by appointment

Relate ( - offer accredited mediation and counselling. Appointments are available 9am-9pm Monday- Friday and 9am-5pm on Saturdays

YMCA ( - can help families identify beneficial strategies and solutions for their needs in individual, group or family sessions. Appointments are available Monday – Friday and Saturdays by agreement

Evolve Intervention ( - provide early intervention for children and young people through mentoring, coaching, group work and tuition. Appointments are available Monday -Friday 9am to 6pm, with some availability between 6pm- 8pm and on Saturdays 10am to 4pm


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