Start the Conversation:
|NHS – 111|
For urgent advice and support
|Samaritans – 116123|
For someone to talk to
|Mental Health Matters – 0800616171|
Coventry Mental Heath Crisis Team
|Mind – 03001233393|
For mental health information
|British Red Cross – Get help during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic|
|ThinkNinja is a mental health app designed for 10 to 18-year-olds and, for a limited time only, it is FREE to download from Google Play or the App Store.|
|Coping with the end of school in lockdown – Ella’s blog on Young Minds|
If you identify within the LGBTQ+ there are lots of places to find support during this time, whatever you might be going through.
- The Proud Youth group offer weekly virtual groups and various other support for you to access. You can also follow them on twitter @ProudYouthWarks.
- Switchboard also run an LGBTQ+ helpline (open everyday 10am-10pm). It is completely confidential and run by members of the LGBTQ+ community.
- Mermaids who support young trans people across the UK offer a text service. Text MERMAIDS to 85258 to receive crisis support 24/7.