COVID-19 Support Services

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

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

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

Free, safe & anonymous online support for young people

Listings of local counsellors

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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

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

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

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

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

Information, advice and guidance about learning, training and work

Counselling, live chat on-line or telephone

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

Information and support for mental health and wellbeing issues.

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

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