Contacts for Supporting Mental Health

Useful Websites for Improving and Supporting Mental Health:

 

Young Minds:

Provides information and advice on child mental health issue and a Parents'Helpline:0800 802 55

www.youngminds.org.uk

 

Depression Alliance

Help and information about depression; depression symptoms and self help groups.

Information line: 0845 123 23 20

www.depressionalliance.org

 

 

RCPSYCH (Royal College of Psychiatrist):

Gives you information about depression, a leaflet.  Suitable for both parents and children.

 

http://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwiA5oiHxuDRAhWnCMAKHe6eC5UQFggtMAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.rcpsych.ac.uk%2Fhealthadvice%2Fparentsandyouthinfo%2Fparentscarers%2Fdepression.aspx&usg=AFQjCNGT8nRgFJ05VL-mr4qa8ZFQIZ0TNA

 

 

KOOTH:

Kooth is a free online service that offers emotional and mental health support for children and young people.  Suitable for 11-19 year olds.  There is also an online guided self-help for children.  There is access to a bank of online counsellors, 6-8 free sessions.

 

www.nhs.uk/conditions/online-mental-health-services/Pages/kooth.aspx

 

 

MindEd:

MindEd is a free educational resource on children and young people’s mental health for all adults.

 

https://www.minded.org.uk

 

The Samariatans:

Talk to them any time you like, in your own way, and off the record – about whatever’s getting to you. Children can call too.  They are there to help and listen.

 

www.samaritans.org

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