Websites, apps and phone numbers

Websites:

Headscape. Mental health check in site. A site for children from 6 to 25 years old to check in on how they are feeling: https://headscapegreenwich.co.uk/headscape-quiz/

Young Minds. Leading the fight for a future where all young minds are supported and empowered. https://youngminds.org.uk/

NSPCC. Supporting children with their mental health questions. https://www.nspcc.org.uk/

Mental Health Foundation. Learning how to prevent, change and address the status quo surrounding mental health. https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/

Mind. The mental health charity providing information and support. https://www.mind.org.uk/

NHS. A site providing links to sites relating to mental health. https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mental-health-helplines/

Samaritans. For support and advice for anyone struggling with their mental health. https://www.samaritans.org/

https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/for-parents/parents-guide-to-support-a-z/

The local Family Centre run the Parenting Puzzle at Sure Start Children’s Centre Tel: 01883 348641  linda.smith@caterhamchildrenscentre.org.uk

Family Lives is a charity whose aim is to help support parents and carers to deal with all aspects of family life. It provides this through a 24 hour helpline, extensive advice on its website, live chat services, befriending services, and parenting/relationship support groups.  Telephone 0808 800 2222 E-mail askus@familylives.org.uk

www.familylives.org.uk

Young Minds Parents Helpline is a free and confidential national helpline for anyone worried about the emotional problems or behaviour of a child or young person up to the age of 25. The helpline provides information and professional advice. Telephone 08088 025544 Website www.youngminds.org.uk

Connect Counselling Service Connect is a counselling service with a Christian ethos that is open to all offering help and support to individuals, couples and families experiencing a range of problems and difficulties, such as anxiety, depression, inability to cope, relationship issues, bereavement and more. Tel 01276 24210 E-mail info@connectcounselling.org.uk www.connectcounselling.org.uk

The Family Information Service (FIS) offers a free and impartial information and signposting service on all aspects of family life for parents of children and young people aged 0 – 25. This could be something like helping you find out about local events and activities for your child, or pointing you in the right direction when you need a bit of extra support.

The FIS can be contacted using the following methods:

Website: www.surreycc.gov.uk/fis

Telephone: 0300 200 1004

Email: surrey.fis@surreycc.gov.uk

A comprehensive Family Information Directory to find services, support groups, activities, events and more. This directory can be found at: https://familyinformationdirectory.surreycc.gov.uk

We also recommend this organisation for neuro-linguistic programming for children: https://nlp4kids.org/

Apps For adults:

Headspace

Calm

Shine

 

Help Lines:

Samaritans. 116 123

NHS. 0800 1111

Shout. Text 85258 to start a live text chat with an advisor.