Help and Support Resources
Coronavirus and your Wellbeing
Support for Young People and their families during Covid 19 is available please click on the link below
Please find information from Mind
Help & Support Manchester
If you need help dealing with the impacts of Coronavirus you can contact the Manchester Community Response Helpline for advice/support with food, shopping, loneliness, homelessness, funds/financial, fuel, medication.
If you are a young person and are looking for Help and Support around Coronavirus visit our page here
A conversation about ‘Our Future Manchester'
– to report a concern about a child or young person
call: 0161 234 5001
CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably)
The Campaign Against Living Miserably is targeted at young men aged between 15-35 who are at risk of falling prey to suicide. The campaign offers help, information and advice via a phone and web service. Anyone, regardless of age, gender or geographic location can call the line.
Who to Contact
0800 58 58 58 – Nationwide
0808 802 5858 – London
When is it On?
Date & Time Information
5pm – midnight, 365 days a year
Contact the National Domestic Abuse Helpline
Call us, 24-hours a day, for free and in confidence.
0808 2000 247
We understand it can be difficult to pick up the phone. You can now chat to us online, live: Monday – Friday, 3pm – 10pm.
PAPYRUS is the national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide.
HOPELINEUK is a confidential support and advice service for children and young people under the age of 35 who are experiencing thoughts of suicide, or anyone concerned that a young person could be thinking about suicide.
If you are having thoughts of suicide or are concerned for a young person who might be you can contact HOPELINEUK for confidential support and practical advice.
Call: 0800 068 4141
Text: 07860 039 967
Every Day 9:00 am to 12:00 am (midnight)
GET URGENT SUPPORT FROM A CRISIS SERVICE
If you need urgent support you can contact any of these services.
Childline is a free, private and confidential service that you can access online and on the phone. They can provide help and support for people up to their 19th birthday.
You can access confidential emotional support at any time from Samaritans either by calling 116 123 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help. Text 85258.
If you or somebody else is in danger, or it feels like a situation might get dangerous and you need support right away, click here to find out how to contact the police.
Mental health services are free on the NHS.
To get urgent medical help, use the NHS 111 online service, or call 111 if you’re unable to get help online
For life-threatening emergencies, call 999 for an ambulance
CEOP help children stay safe online. If anybody acts inappropriately towards you or another child or young person online (such as sexual chat, or being asked to do something that makes you feel uncomfortable); you can report it here.
ChatHealth for School Nurses
Aged 11-16? Our school nurses are still here to help with all kinds of things in these unsettling times. Just text #ChatHealthNHS to 07507330205 and we’ll reply back. T&Cs: https://chathealth.nhs.uk/important-info/privacy/
Kooth is the largest Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing platform for Children and Young Adults living in the UK. Available for around half of all areas across England and Wales, Kooth gives Young People under the age of 20 fast, free and anonymous access to professional counsellors with safe online support 365 days a year. Please click on the link to access more information about them Kooth.
Healthy Schools Programme have the following guidance for being at home
We understand that coming to a new school can be difficult please see the PRU Well Being Statement.
Mindspace is a safe space for young people to discuss their mental well being
The following leaflet can help and explain Sexual Exploitation