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
STIRLING FK8 2SA
TALK TO FRANK
Honest information about drugs
Call 0300 123 6600
Call FRANK 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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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