Wellbeing support and advice for young people
Links to services offered in Suffolk
Wellbeing Suffolk - self-help information & resources supporting improved wellbeing. Self-referral link to their service.
The Source - Information & advice for young people in Suffolk on a range of topics.
The Mix offers a free, confidential support service. They have a helpline, live chat, telephone counselling service and crisis text line for anyone under 25 years old wanting support on a range of topics from mental health to money.
ChatHealth - young people 11-19 can text a school nurse on 07507 333356 (for advice on a range of issues including; sexual health, drugs, self-harm, bullying)
4YP - local charity organisation supporting young people 12-25 with social, emotional and physical health and wellbeing in Suffolk (drop-ins and counselling)
Kooth - online counselling and emotional wellbeing support service for young people in Suffolk aged 11 to 18
PASTEL - a Saxmundham social enterprise set up by carers for young adults with autism and/or learning disabilities and/or mental health issues.
Suffolk MIND - 'for better mental health'
Links to National services
Moodwise - digital tools and resources to support young people's emotional wellbeing
Young Minds - young people in crisis can text: YM to 85258
Stem4 - Stemming teenage mental health issues including eating disorders and self-harm.
In Our Hands - resources for parents and teachers. Especially helpful for self-harm and eating disorders.
Hey Sigmund - Written predominately by a psychologist, with helpful articles about parenting, teenagers, and supporting mental health.
CALM – Campaign Against Living Miserably - Advice, information and interaction for young men at risk of suicide.
Five Finger Breathing (a simple guided breathing exercise) - short video from Pooky Knightsmith mental health
Apps for helping Young People with their mental health and wellbeing (links to recommendations from the Suffolk’s Children and young people's Action & Transformation Network (CAT).
Childline 'For Me' App - Childline tools in one place