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Children and young people

We all need help from other people at times to cope with our emotions and problems, but there are also things we can do to look after our emotional health.

Who can help?

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) offers help and support to children, young people and their families about emotional and behavioural difficulties, including mental health problems.

ChatHealth: 07480 635060 - Text messaging service for 13-19-year olds to confidentially seek help about a range of issues, make an appointment with a school nurse or find out how to access other local services including emotional support.

Childline: Tel 0800 1111

Young Minds is a national charity that provides a voice on young people's mental health and wellbeing. It provides advice, information and training for young people, parents and carers, and professionals.

Rethink Mental Illness is a national charity which works in partnership to help everyone affected by severe mental illnesses. It provides a range of support and services for young people.

Time to change is a national campaign to end mental health discrimination.

Call Just One Number on 0300 300 0123 or text Parentline on 07520 631590. Opening hours are 8am-6pm Monday-Friday (excluding Bank Holidays) and 9am-1pm on Saturday.

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