Mental Health

Useful Contacts
Childline If you need someone to talk to, you can talk to Childline about any problem you are worried about. They are available 24 hours a day and can talk to you in confidence. The number won’t appear on your phone bill. You can call them for free on 0800 1111 or visit their website.
Young Minds offer information to young people and children about mental health and emotional wellbeing.
Samaritans provide 24 hour confidential emotional support for anyone in a crises phone 116 123 (this number is free to call) or go to The Haven, 13 Bolton Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 3JT.  Open daily between 10.30am - 10.30pm, seven days a week for personal callers, no appointment necessary, if you want to talk in total confidence simply call in.
Open for Parents young people's top 10 tips for how parents can support them with their mental health.
Holding Space provide a safe, non judgmental, confidential space for parents and carers, whose children are struggling with their mental health to come together; to be supported, to connect, chat and share.
NHS - Every Mind Matters - advice and tips to help you look after your mental health & wellbeing.
Anna Freud - On My Mind:
B-Eat (eating difficulties/disorders)
Sleepio - support for those with sleeping difficulties
Bellybio - breathing techniques to help calm you down
E-Wellbeing: - designed for children to support them in accessing information and support for their wellbeing.
YCMA Dialogue Counselling Services for children and young people. 01273 725259 or email: