Mental Health and Well-being – Useful Website Links

More young people than ever are suffering from issues surrounding mental health and wellbeing, for information and advice about mental health and how you can support someone suffering from mental health issues please see the links and advice lines below.

Access to Education

Information for parents.

 

Access to Education Website

All Saints Youth Project:

An inclusive youth project providing recreational and informal educational opportunities and individual support since 1998

 

https://www.allsaintsyouthproject.org.uk/

Autism West Midlands

Specialist support and advice to people of all ages on the autistic spectrum.

 

https://www.autismwestmidlands.org.uk/

Birmingham Educational Psychology Service

A telephone helpline for any parent or carers of children, who feel they would benefit from a consultation with a psychologist to support them with any concerns arising at this time, for them or their families.

 

To access this service you will need to email: Stephanie.Bowen@birmingham.gov.uk

B-EAT youth helpline

Information, help and support for anyone affected by eating disorders.

 

0845 634 7650 (Monday-Fri eve 4.30pm - 8.30pm and Sat 1.00pm - 4.30pm).

Email fyp@b-eat.co.uk

Online community

Change Brief Therapy

Focused Therapy, counselling and training in Birmingham.

 

https://changebrieftherapy.org/

ChildLine

Childline is the UK’s free helpline for children and young people. It provides confidential telephone counselling service for any child with a problem.

Freephone 0800 1111 (24 hours).

www.childline.org.uk

Get Connected

Free, confidential telephone and email helpline finding young people the best help whatever the problem. Provides free connections to local or national services, and can text information to callers’ mobile phones.

Freephone 0808 808 4994 (7 days a week 1pm-11pm).

www.getconnected.org.uk

NSPCC

Helps families and children with over 40 different services. If you are worried a child may be suffering from any form of abuse or would like more information about what to look out for or how to support a child see website.

Freephone (from landlines and most mobiles) 0808 800 5000 (24 hours)

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/ NSPCC

Pause

Pause is run by our friendly team of therapists, youth workers and volunteers, who are always on hand to lend a listening ear.

 

Pause Website

Samaritans

Samaritans volunteers listen in confidence to anyone in emotional distress, without judging or telling people what to do.

Tel: 08457 90 90 90 (24 hrs 7 days a week).

www.samaritans.org.uk

SEND

Special Educational Needs and Disability support from the local authority.

 

birmingham.gov.uk/send

Teen Mental Health

Teen Mental Health is an advice website set up to help inform young people, parents and teachers about what mental health issues are and how to cope with them.

 

http://teenmentalhealth.org/

Youth Access

Advice and counselling network 

 

https://www.youthaccess.org.uk/

Young Minds

For parents and carers, Young Minds is committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

 

www.youngminds.org.uk/

Youth2Youth

A confidential helpline run by young people for young people up to 19 years of age who need emotional support.

Helpline 0208 896 3675 (Mon & Thur 6.30-9.30pm).

www.youth2youth.co.uk