This is national charity which is dedicated to the prevention of young suicide.
Tel: 0800 068 41 41 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.papyrus-uk.org
Young Minds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people”. Young Minds does not offer advice to young people our helpline service is for parents or carers worried about a child or young person.
Parent helpline - 0808 802 5544
iTALK – www.italk.org.uk Tel: 02380 383 920
“italk provides access to psychological therapies for people in Eastleigh, Fareham, Gosport, Havant, New Forest, Test Valley and Winchester, Basingstoke, Petersfield and Bordon. We also help people retain employment through our dedicated Employment Adviser posts as well as working with other agencies to signpost people to suitable community provision.”
NSPCC – a range of advice on keeping your child safe including internet safety, positive parenting etc
Parent Partnership Service – provides advice, information and support to parents and carers of children and young people with SEN
MINDFULL - www.mindfull.org
Mindful is a brilliant new service for 11-17 year olds, providing support, information and advice about mental health and emotional wellbeing.
OFF THE RECORD
Counselling, support and information for young people aged 11-25 in Portsmouth, Havant and the surrounding areas
Opening times: 3 - 9pm Monday - Wednesday, 1 - 3pm Thursday – Friday
Portsmouth Office: 250 Fratton Road, Fratton, Portsmouth PO1 5HH - Ring 023 9281 5322
Havant Office: 138 Purbrook Way, Leigh Park, Havant PO9 3SU
023 9247 4724
Contact a family – offers support to families of disabled children eg. provides information on a range of medical conditions, advice on benefits and services available
Gingerbread – advice and support for single parents
This website lists events on at local children’s centres
Family Lives – useful advice on all aspects of being a parent
To talk to us straight away, call 116 123.
Emails take a bit longer to reply to, but sometimes it helps to try and write things down first. Email email@example.com.
Free app offering help and support to people who are thinking about suicide or who know someone who is. The “Stay Alive” app is a pocket suicide prevention resource providing people with crisis support, up-to-date resources, guidance and interactive tools”.
Is designed to help you think about emotional problems and work towards solving them. Emotional problems are often the mind and body’s way of saying that something needs to be changed in our life. Using the site you will look at several areas of life that can contribute to problems. You may find it helpful to think about each one in turn to see if it applies to you. Each area has a set of links relating to it, these may provide useful information and guidance.
STRATEGIES/SELF HELP GUIDES
Cerebra – charity to support children with brain related conditions
Substance and alcohol misuse
Emergency referral & crisis line: 0800 599 9591
0845 459 9405
Fareham 01329 248037
Basingstoke Office 01256 369160
NHs – choices
ANGER AND VIOLENCE INCLUDING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
SDAS - SOUTHERN DOMESTIC ABUSE SERVICE
East Hants 01420 590109
Fareham and Gosport 01329 285 375
Havant 02392 480 246
Enquiries (0) 330 808 0644
NHS Choices homepageYour health, your choices
Help for parents of children and adolescents suffering from anorexia and other eating disorders
OUT OF HOURS SUPPORT
5pm – 9am weekdays
All day weekends and bank holidays
PARENTLINE 0808 802 5544
SAMARITANS 116 123
YOUNG MINDS www.youngminds.org.uk
POLICE 999 / 111