Please find useful, practical and emotional support links below:
Kooth - www.kooth.com
Online emotional and mental health support for children and young people aged between 11 – 24 years and is available up to 10pm every day.
Childline - Helpline: 08001111 ( 7:30am-3:30pm) - www.childline.org.uk
Childline provides support and a 1-2-1 counsellor chat online.
- Young Minds - Crisis messenger: text YM to 85258 (24/7) - www.youngminds.org.uk
Parents helpline: 08088025544 (9:30am-4pm Mon-Fri
- Samaritans - 116123 (24/7) - www.samaritans.org
Anyone can talk to the Samaritans, they are there to listen when you need someone to talk to.
- Shout - Text SHOUT to 85258 (24/7) - www.giveusashout.org
Anyone in the UK can use Shout. The trained volunteers are there for you 24/7 to listen and support you.
- Mind - 03001233393 (9am-6pm, Mon-Fri) - www.mind.org.uk
This info line can provide information and signposting to local services. You can speak to them about mental health problems, where to get help near you and treatment options.
- Early Help - Online referral: www.leicestershire.gov
Leicestershire County Council Early Help offers a range of universal and targeted support to help tackle problems for children, young people and their families.
- C.A.P. (Central Access Point) - 0116 2953060 24 hours a day
Mental Health support from the NHS. The service links callers with call handlers and clinicians who can assess their needs and advise, support, signpost or refer them directly to the appropriate service.
Eating Disorders Awareness Week
Eating Disorders Awareness Week is an international awareness event, fighting the myths and misunderstandings that surround eating disorders. It is a time to raise awareness and to help those struggling to access the help they need.
For more information on Eating Disorders Awareness Week, please visit the BEAT website, here > www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk
You are not alone.
Support is available. If you have any concerns, or would just like to speak to someone, please speak to your Head of Year, Tutor or Assistant Head of Year.
Please find below links to some other useful resources: