Teens in Crisis counselling website
https://www.ticplus.org.uk/ – free face-to-face and online counselling services across Gloucestershire for young people aged 9-21 and their families. TIC help many of the local communities’ young people.
https://www.ticplus.org.uk/ticpluschat/ – an anonymous, safe, confidential, 1-2-1, support service for young people aged 9-21 living in Gloucestershire. 5pm -9pm Sunday-Thurs
https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/get-urgent-help/ for urgent, free 24/7 support if a young person is experiencing a mental health crisis. Texting YM to 85258 will be answered by a trained volunteer, supported by experienced clinical supervisors.
On Your Mind – NHS run site for seeking help with mental health issues
On Your Mind is a website to help young people in Gloucestershire cope with situations that may cause challenge. It includes self help information for number of wellbeing issues, it also has informations to a wide range of local services to support young people’s mental health in Gloucestershire.
https://www.kooth.com/ – free anonymous counselling for young people aged 11 to 18 in Gloucestershire. This is via an online mental wellbeing platform. Kooth is designed for young people experiencing issues with their emotional wellbeing, such as anxiety, low mood or stress. Counselling can be accessed through a drop-in service or booked sessions; there is no referral needed from a health professional, no waiting lists, and no criteria to meet to get support
https://giveusashout.org/ Shout 85258 is a free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope. Text 85258 to receive support from an empathetic trained volunteer.
https://www.childline.org.uk/ Support for young people for a wide range of mental health issue.
https://www.childline.org.uk/get-support/1-2-1-counsellor-chat/ safe, confidential, 1-2-1, support service for young people. Open from 7:30am – 2am every day.
Gloucestershire self harm helpline
https://www.gloucestershireselfharm.org/ the Self Harm Helpline provides a safe, supportive, non-judgmental and informative space for people who self harm, their friends, families and carers. They also speak to professionals who may want to know more about self harm. The service is able to support anyone living within Gloucestershire, and you can contact the service by telephone, text or webchat during our opening hours, every day 5pm to 10pm.
https://www.winstonswish.org/ – Provides services to bereaved young people and their families offering practical advice and guidance in helping to grieve and cope with bereavement.
Family Information Service
Call free on 0800 542 02 02 for a confidential advice line providing guidance and emotional support on any aspect of parenting and family life. Alternatively, email firstname.lastname@example.org
School nurse helpline
Text a message to 07507 333 351 – for young people aged 11-16, the school nurse can offer confidential advice and support for help with issues such as family/peer issues, puberty, emotional health, self-harm, drugs, alcohol and smoking, relationships
Anna Freud website
Mental health animation https://www.annafreud.org/what-we-do/schools-in-mind/resources-for-schools/we-all-have-mental-health-animation-teacher-toolkit/ The ‘We all have mental health’ animation and accompanying teacher toolkit is aimed at Key stage 3 secondary school pupils (Years 7 -9). They were developed in collaboration with young people, teachers and mental health experts.