Looking after your Mental Health - Young People
The following selected resources may be useful for young people with concerns about their mental health
If you need to speak to someone at any time 24/7 you can call the Samaritans on 116 123 or the out-of-hours NHS helpline on 111, or Connection (Dorset Crisis Response Service) on 0300 1235440.
See also Dorset Mind for some additional useful contact details.
ChatHealth (text: 07480 635511) is a confidential text messaging service that enables children and young people to contact their local public health nursing (school nursing) team.
UP in Poole provides support, information and advice for young people, including an online live chat option
Sussed in Kinson offers local advice and counselling
Kooth offer online counselling and support for young people
Dorset Mind Your Head is a Dorset-wide programme aimed to help young people of Dorset to be as mentally healthy as possible
Help with relationships
Relate offer specific help for young people with relationship difficulties
Help with bereavement/loss of a loved one
Mosaic offer bereavement care specifically for children and young people
CRUSE offer bereavement counselling and support
CAMHS - Child and adolescent Mental Health Services
CAMHS have some useful information online on their website for young people
Information for parents
CAMHS also have some useful information specifically to help parents who are worried about their children's mental health