This is an extremely challenging time for all of us, we have found strength, support and encouragement in our communities. Please stay in touch with your friends, families and immediate community and ask for help if you need it. Below are some useful contacts that can offer advice and support:
Information about talking to children about coronavirus (please see the download at the bottom of the page also):
Information for accessing support with Universal Credits/Employment and Support Allowance for a loan.
or call 116123 for free.
Kooth is a free online, free, safe and anonymous online support service that offers emotional and mental health support for young people.
Tess is run by Self Injury Support, TESS is a text and email service for women and girls in the UK affected by self-harm.
07800472908 Open Sunday – Friday 7pm-9pm.
Off The Record
OTR isn't just a charity providing mental health services, it's a mental health movement mobilised to support, promote and defend the mental health, rights and social position of young people.
NHS Choices – Young People and Mental Health
An information hub offering help and advice on mental health problems including depression and, anxiety and stress.