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Should you need urgent health advice please contact your GP or call NHS 111. In an emergency please visit A&E or call 999
Fully funded DfE Senior Mental Health Lead training now available for schools click here

Useful websites for young people

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Available for free download in smartphone app stores:

Calm Harm – support with self-harm

MindShift– CBT-based app for coping strategies

Clear Fear – support with anxiety

Headspace – Stress, anxiety, sleep and relaxation (payment required to access all features)

For Me – Childline app

Websites and numbers for general support


Tel: 0800 1111

Advice and support for young people around topics including bullying, abuse, safety, feelings, relationships & sex, puberty, you & your body, home & family, school, alcohol, drugs, smoking.

Family Lives

Advice & support on a range of topics including sleep, behaviour, bullying, health & wellbeing, family & relationship issues


Tel: 116 123

Whatever you’re going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Health for teens

Information for young people on topics including feelings, growing up, health, lifestyle, relationships, sexual health

The Mix  (apps available)

Advice & support for young people including, sex & relationships, your body, mental health, drugs/alcohol/smoking, housing/money/work& study, crime & safety, travel & lifestyle

Report abuse at school

The dedicated NSPCC Helpline – Report Abuse in Education – launched Thursday 1 April can be contacted by phone on 0800 136 663, or by emailing

Emotional health – local emotional health wellbeing support. – Bullying, anger, abuse, eating problems, self-harm, problems at school, sleep problems – drugs & alcohol, depression, anxiety, ADHD, stress, mental health, sleep and more. Self-help books on lots of topics available from libraries (app available) – teenage mental health – depression & anxiety, self harm, eating disorders, addiction – Eating disorders – Rape, sexual abuse, sexual violence  – Suicide prevention 0800 068 4141 – Honour based abuse and forced marriage – Online mental wellbeing support, free, safe, anonymous – Mental illness including Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic specific support – Supporting young people into employment

Peer support – bullying, cyber bulling, friendships, moving up to Secondary school

Text your school nurse

You can text a school nurse at Connect for Health from your mobile phone.  ChatHealth, the school nurse messaging service, is confidential and available Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.  You can message for advice on all kinds of health issues, like sexual health, emotional health, bullying, healthy eating and any general health concerns.  Look out for more information around school.  You can still get in touch with the school nurse in the same way as you might have done before, if you prefer.

Text number: 07507 331 525