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General support services

General Resources


National Helplines for Adults and Children:


Childline – A supportive platform where children and young people can discuss their worries with someone. They can access this service online at: or through the phone at: 08001111


NSPCC – A charity dedicated to combatting child abuse. They have a helpline staffed by trained professionals who can offer expert advice and support to anyone concerned about a child, parents or carers seeking guidance, or professionals in need of information. The helpline number is 08088005000. In addition to this, the NSPCC has established a helpline specifically for children, young people and worried adults and professionals dealing with abuse at school. This dedicated helpline can be reached at: 0800136663. Further information can be found on


The Samaritans – Offer a confidential helpline that provides support and advice to individuals experiencing emotional distress. They can be reached on 116123 or visit for more information.


Young Minds Parentline – Offers information and advice for anyone concerned about a child or young person under the age of 25. The helpline can be reached on 08088025544 or visit


Papyrus – A charity focused on preventing youth suicide. They have a helpline for individuals concerned about themselves or somebody they know. Helpline can be accessed on 08000684141 or visit



General Mental Health Advice and Support:


Action for Children – Provides practical and emotional care and support to children, young people, and their parents or carers. They work to ensure that the voices of children and young people are heard, and advocate for lasting improvements in their lives.


Doc Ready – Helps prepare young people for their first visit to the GP to discuss their mental health.


Headspace: A meditation and stress relief guide.

SAM (Self-Help For Anxiety Management): Anxiety management assistance with interactive games, tools, and an anxiety tracker.


Healthy Minds: A problem solving tool aimed at students.


Kooth – An online platform that offers counselling and support services for children and young people.


Mind – A national mental health charity that provides information and advice on mental health.


Mood Panda: Combines mood tracking with a social network, allowing children and young people to choose whether to share their mood privately or publicly for support.



Teenage Helpline – Provides peer-to-peer mentoring services for young people throughout the UK.




Drugs and Alcohol:


Eating Disorders:





Supporting Children and Young People with Their Gender Identity:



For more parenting and wellbeing support for parents of school aged children please visit . Brought to you by a clinical psychologist, you can also access parent workshops, online courses, and articles to help your family thrive.

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