Support for young people’s Mental Health

Head First Ltd is a training company and does not, therefore, provide direct support to individual young people for their Mental Health needs.

Information on Young People’s Mental Health Conditions

Listed below are some organisations who may be able to support if a young person needs immediate support for their mental health needs.

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If a young person is feeling suicidal, or thinking of hurting themselves or others

  • Call 999
  • Go directly to A & E

For less urgent situations

  • See your GP
  • NHS 111 phone/online service

https://www.nhs.uk/using-the-nhs/nhs-services/urgent-and-emergency-care/nhs-111/

Telephone/Text Helpline services

  • Samaritans (24/7 service)

Tel: 116 123

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Web: https://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help-you/contact-us

  • Childline (24/7 service)

Tel: 0800 11 11

Web: https://www.childline.org.uk/get-support/contacting-childline/

  • Young Minds Crisis Text Service

Text: YM to 85258 (24/7 service)

https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/get-urgent-help/

  • Helpline list from the NHS

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mental-health-helplines/

 Support / links for Parents / Carers

  • Young Minds Parent Helpline (Mon-Fri 9.30 am – 4pm)

0808 802 5544

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

  • Mind

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/guides-to-support-and-services/children-and-young-people/useful-contacts/#.XH0beHd2vmI

  • Anna Freud National Centre for Children & Families – activities to help self-care skills in young people

https://www.annafreud.org/on-my-mind/self-care/

 

 

 

 

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