Mental Health Resources for Young People

CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service)

Parents and Carers can refer via the Contact Point on 01482 303810 (09:00-17:00 Mon-Fri)

Young people over the age of 16 can also self-refer via the Contact Point

In case of emergency ,outside office hours, the Crisis Team can be contacted on 01482 301701 Option 2

Child Line

Child Line provides a confidential, anonymous, telephone counselling service for any child with a problem. It comforts, advises and protects. or call free on 0800 1111

1-2-1 Counsellor Chat is available via the website

The Mix

Free confidential support for under 25's or call 0808 808 4491

1-2-1 Chat and Crisis Messenger Service available


Emotional and mental health support for young people aged 11-24

Access to online counselling delivered by qualified counsellors

Young Minds

Lots of resources for young people coping with mental health problems.

Helpline/email and webchat available for parents too

Every Mind Matters