Help & Advice

The CYPMHC are not a service provider and are unable to offer advise directly on personal circumstances. If you are a young person or parent looking for help you can contact any of the following organisations who are able to support you:

Childline (NSPCC) - Tel: 0800 1111 (FREE) - Emotional support for children and young people on issues relating to child abuse, bullying etc.

The Mix (formerly Get Connected) - Tel: 0808 808 4994 (FREE) | Essential support for under 25's. Phone, email, web support and counselling

Young Minds (Parents helpline) - Tel: 0808 802 5544 (FREE) | Open from 9.30 to 4.00pm, Mon- Fri - Confidential online and telephone support, information and advice to any adult worried about the emotional problems, behaviour or mental health of a child or young person up to the age of 25.

Samaritans - Tel: 116 123 (FREE) - Email: | Text: 07725 90 90 90 - 24hr service offering emotional support. Call, email, text or visit your local branch

MIND - Tel: 0300 123 3393 | Text: 86463 | - For information on a range of mental health topics and advice on where/how to get help

Nightline - A listening service which is open at night and run by students for students

Youth Access - for free and confidential counselling, advice or information services

Youth Wellbeing Directory - a list of local and national organisations for anyone up to the age of 25.

For emergencies you can also call 999 and for non-life threatening situations you can dial 111.