It’s important to take care of our mental health. Feelings of sadness, loneliness and anxiety can have a profoundly negative effect on young people, however you do not have to struggle with difficult feelings alone – there are many resources available to help you! The ones which we recommend are listed on this page.
The following links direct you to self-referral forms that can be completed without the input of a GP or educational professional:
The School Nurses provide a texting service called Chat Health. Pupils can make contact on 07507 330510.
The duty School Nurse can be contacted by parents on 0300 247 0040.
If face-to-face counselling is not appropriate for you, there are text services available. The websites to access these services are as follows:
Sam Tyrer (Prevention and Engagement Lead, Lancashire Care) hosted a series of live webinars for young people and their families. They cover a variety of topics and are around an hour long. The content of the webinars are available to view at any time. They can be accessed from the links below: