Mental Health and Wellbeing

Kooth: https://www.kooth.com/

Kooth is an online mental wellbeing community which offers free, safe, and anonymous support.

Chat Health: Text service supporting young people: https://www.startingwellworcs.nhs.uk/news/text-service-supporting-young-people-1753

Chat health is a free and confidential text service for young people in need of advice or support.

To confidentially contact your school nurse, text: 07507331750

CAMHS: https://camhs.hacw.nhs.uk/

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust (hacw.nhs.uk) CAMHS provides mental health help to children, young people and their families across Herefordshire and Worcestershire

Reach 4 Wellbeing: https://camhs.hacw.nhs.uk/reach4wellbeing

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust (hacw.nhs.uk) The Reach4Wellbeing team promotes positive wellbeing to reduce the stigma of mental health by providing short-term group programmes for children and young people age 5-18 experiencing mild to moderate anxiety and low mood.

Healthy Minds (whct.nhs.uk): https://www.healthyminds.whct.nhs.uk/home

Healthy Minds’ 24/7 mental health helpline provides support or advice if you, or someone you know, is experiencing a mental health crisis and needs urgent help. Its available 24 hours a day to anyone in Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

Papyrus UK Suicide Prevention: https://www.papyrus-uk.org/

Prevention of Young Suicide (papyrus-uk.org) Papyrus can offer suicide prevent support providing free and confidential helplines, advice, webchats, and resources.

Winston’s Wish: https://www.winstonswish.org/

This link gives hope to grieving children (winstonswish.org) Winston’s Wish provide support for children and young people following the death of a sibling, parent, or a person important to a child.

There are more links within this link on our school website:

Support for Students: https://website.droitwichspahigh.worcs.sch.uk/index.php/student-development-and-support/mental-health-wellbeing-and-safeguarding/support-for-students/

Support for Parents / Carers and staff: https://website.droitwichspahigh.worcs.sch.uk/index.php/student-development-and-support/mental-health-wellbeing-and-safeguarding/support-for-parents-and-staff/

The Mix

www.themix.org.uk

Telephone: 0808 808 4994

The Mix is the UK’s leading support service for young people.

We are here to help you take on any challenge you’re facing – from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs. Talk to us via online, social or our free, confidential helpline.

Anna Freud Centre

www.annafreud.org

Telephone: 0207 794 2313

Email: info@annafreud.org

A children’s mental health charity providing specialist help and training and carrying out research.

STEM4

www.stem4.org.uk

Email: enquiries@stem4.org.uk

STEM4 aims to improve teenage mental health by stemming commonly occurring mental health issues. at an early stage.

Rethink Mental Illness

www.rethink.org

Telephone: 0300 5000 927 (Weekdays 9:30 – 16:00)

Email: info@rethink.org / advice@rethink.org

Address: Rethink Mental Illness, 89 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7TP Rethink is a national mental health membership charity. It works to help everyone affected by severe mental illness recover a better quality of life. Its aim is to make a practical and positive difference by providing hope and empowerment through effective services, information and support.

Rethink carries out research which informs national mental health policy and actively campaigns for change through greater awareness and understanding.

Mind

www.mind.org.uk

Telephone: 0300 123 3393 (Weekdays 9:00 – 17:00)

Text: 86463

Email: info@mind.org

National mental health charity, which offers an excellent range of materials on all aspects of depression and manic depression. It also lists details of local Mind Associations.

Youthhealthtalk!

www.healthtalk.org 0

A website with video interviews of young people’s real life experiences of health and lifestyle. There is a section on young people talking about their experiences of depression and eating disorders.

Students Against Depression

www.studentsagainstdepression.org

Students Against Depression offers information and resources validated by health professionals alongside tips and advice from students who have experienced it all themselves.

YoungMinds Parents’ Helpline

www.youngminds.org.uk/find-help/for-parents/parents-helpline/

Telephone: 0808 802 5544 (Weekdays 9:30 – 16:00) Email through website / parents@youngminds.org.uk

Can be contacted through social media

Offers free confidential online and telephone support to any adult worried about the emotional problems, behaviour or mental health of a child or young person up to the age of 25.

MY HAPPY MIND

http://myhappymind.org

Offers courses for teachers

Heads Together

https://www.headstogether.org.u

Stamp Out Suicide

www.stampoutsuicide.org.uk

Points of contact for those feeling suicidal, bereaved by suicide or concerned about suicide.

Promoting suicide awareness and prevention

YoungMinds Parents’ Helpline

www.youngminds.org.uk/find-help/for-parents/parents-helpline/

Telephone: 0808 802 5544 (Weekdays 9:30 – 16:00) Email through website / parents@youngminds.org.uk

Barnardo’s Ukrainian support helpline

The service provides free therapy with a qualified psychotherapist – delivered via the phone or online, with access to interpreters. All services include access to interpreters in Ukrainian and Russian.

The number for the service: 0800 148 8586

Link to the service is here – site also available in Ukrainian.

https://helpline.barnardos.org.uk/ukrainian-support-helpline?gclid=CjwKCAjwuqiiBhBtEiwATgvixAScH5vsbGteRzasq595RIU1SdOckf7MV4JsfSwI4Pf97cj6Z81HhBoCjBAQAvD_BwE