COVID-19 Support Services

Please find below a list of useful online and telephone support services.

 

www.youngminds.org.uk

Information for children and young people about mental health and wellbeing. Free 24/7 crisis messenger – text YM to 85258

 

www.childline.org.uk

Free confidential service to help young people under 19 with any issue they are going through. Helpline – 0800 11 11

 

www.kooth.com

Free, safe & anonymous online support for young people

 

www.itsgoodtotalk.org.uk

Listings of local counsellors

 

www.bacp.co.uk

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

 

www.themix.org.uk

The Mix’s Crisis Messenger text service is available 24/7 and open to anyone aged 25 or under living in the UK. If you’re in crisis and need to talk, text THEMIX to 85258 Helpline: 0800 808 4994

 

https://coramvoice.org.uk/

Advocacy, information and support for looked after children and young people. Helpline: 08088005792

 

www.samaritans.org

Crisis support for anyone in emotional distress or thinking about suicide.
Helpline: 08457 90 90 90

 

www.papyrus-uk.org

Confidential advice and support for young people who feel suicidal Helpline 08000684141/ Text 07786209697

 

www.thecalmzone.net

Support for young men who are down or in a crisis.
Helpline 0800585858

 

https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/

Information, advice and guidance about learning, training and work

 

http://www.centreplace.org.uk/talkzone.htm

Counselling, live chat on-line or telephone

 

www.the-lookout.org.uk

Support around domestic abuse for young people and families, run by Children & Family Wellbeing service.

 

www.mind.org.uk/information-support/for-young-people

Information and support for mental health and wellbeing issues.

 

www.virusanxiety.com

Resources, exercises and meditations for anxiety and mental health issues in the current climate.

 

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