There are a range of online support materials available for children and young people struggling with anxiety, depression or low self esteem. There is also support available to parents of young people.
Please click on the link below – it brings up a list of many sources of support for children and young people:
KEEP YOUR HEAD WEBSITE – a local Cambridgeshire support website
Click on link below to access website:
The Keep Your Head website brings together reliable information on mental health and wellbeing for children, young people and adults across Cambridgeshire & Peterborough.
CHUMS – you can self refer to them for support
Click link below to go to their website:
CHUMS Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Service offers support to children and young people with mild to moderate mental health difficulties, such as anxiety and low mood, as well as those with significant emotional wellbeing difficulties arising from life events, such as bereavement and bullying. In Cambridgeshire will see people up to the age of 25.
FIRST RESPONSE SERVICE
There is urgent mental health support available 24/7 by calling 111 and choosing option 2. If you feel unsafe or suicidal you can call them for support.
For 11-19yr old text 07480 635443 (mon-fri 9:30-4)
text YM to 852 58 (free, 24/7) for mental health and suicidal thoughts
YOUNG MINDS PARENTS HELPLINE
0808 802 5544 (mon-fri 9:30-4)