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Sources of Support


YoungMinds are working to support and empower young people, whatever the challenges. They are there to make sure young people get the best possible mental health support and have the resilience to overcome life’s difficulties.

Text the YoungMinds Crisis Messenger, for free 24/7 support across the UK if you are experiencing a mental health crisis.

If you need urgent help text YM to 85258. All texts are answered by trained volunteers, with support from experienced clinical supervisors

Texts are free from EE, O2, Vodafone, 3, Virgin Mobile, BT Mobile, GiffGaff, Tesco Mobile and Telecom Plus.



A provider of online mental health services for children, young people and adults. Kooth, from XenZone, is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop and free at the point of use.

Kooth has been commissioned by the NHS in our area to work with young people and is safe.



Get help and advice about a wide range of issues.

Call free on 0800 1111

Log in for a 1-2-1 counsellor chat or to send an email.


Samaritans works to make sure there’s always someone there for anyone who needs someone.

Call 116 123 for free 24 hours a day

Write a letter:
PO Box 9090



Honest information about drugs

Call 0300 123 6600
Call FRANK 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Text 82111
Text a question and FRANK will text you back.



The UK charity providing support and advice to anyone affected by solvent abuse. Visit now for free information and FAQs about solvent abuse issues.

Call on 01785 810762
Text 07496 959930

Click to live chat at the bottom of the homepage.



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Immanuel College celebrates fantastic set of A level results

Students at Immanuel College are looking forward to taking their next steps after receiving an impressive set of A Level results today.

Despite the challenges caused by the pandemic, the College, which is part of Bradford Diocesan Academies Trust, is pleased to share a year of brilliant results achieved by its students. Overall, the College achieved 92% of A Level grades at A*-C, and 100% of BTEC grades at Distinction* – Merit.

Many of the College’s students are now looking forward to progressing onto their chosen universities, exciting apprenticeships and employment at leading organisations.

While all students have done incredibly well, there are some standout individual achievements.

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