Learning about Child Mental Health and understanding how to recognise potential disorders is an important first step. Below are some organisations which can help provide more support.
Please click on the name which will link you automatically to the relevant page.
Website (Get help): www.anxietyuk.org.uk/get-help
Infoline: 03444 775 774
Helpline: 0300 772 9844
PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)
Website (children and young people): www.ptsduk.org/what-is-ptsd/children-and-young-people
Website (treatment): www.ptsduk.org/treatment-help/ptsd-treatment-for-children-and-young-people
Website (Information for teadchers): www.ptsduk.org/ptsd-in-children-information-for-teachers
Website (PTSD guide): www.youngminds.org.uk/find-help/conditions/ptsd/
Website (self-harm guide): https://www.youngminds.org.uk/parent/a-z-guide/self-harm
General charities/multiple conditions
NHS Mental Health Crisis helpline for under 18’s – 24 hours every day but you need to google it to find your local NHS crisis helpline. For example:
NHS Children and Young People’s Mental Health Services (CYPMHS) – scroll through this website to find details of these organisations to text or speak to: Shout, ChildLine, YoungMinds Crisis Messenger, Kooth, Samaritans, The Mix, Papyrus.
111 – will direct you
Parents Helpline: 0808 802 5544
Action For Children
Website (Children’s Mental Health): www.actionforchildren.org.uk/support-for-parents/children-s-mental-health/
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