Support For You

This page has some useful support that we hope you find helpful.

Be Safe

Being Safe at Home

Most Children and young people are safe at home. But we know that some of you aren’t. If you aren’t feeling safe at home, here are some people to call.

Childline.org.uk              0800 11 11

In an emergency always call the police on 999.

Click on the image above to download a useful guide to our current situation.
Click above for honest information about drugs.

Mental health 

Kooth 

Service for 11 – 19 years.

Counsellors available from Monday – Friday 12pm -10pm and Saturday and Sunday 6pm -10pm.

YoungMinds

YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Driven by their experiences we campaign, research and influence policy and practice.

We also provide expert knowledge to professionals, parents and young people through our Parents’ Helpline, online resources, training and development, outreach work and publications.

There are many videos on YoungMinds Youtube

https://www.youtube.com/user/youngmindscharity/featured

The Mix

An under 25s mental health service. They help you take on any challenge you’re facing – from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs. Talk to them via our online community, on social, through our free, confidential helpline or our counselling service.

Youth Services

Click on the logo above to visit Sandwell Youth Services interactive online listings guide.
You can register to be kept up to date of events and activities in Sandwell for you. 

Heal Hub

Beam

They are an emotional health and well-being drop-in service for young people aged 5-18 (or up to 25 if you’re a care leaver) who are registered with a GP in Sandwell.

They have a team of experienced well-being practitioners and volunteers will listen to whatever is troubling you.

Sandwell Young Carers

They support children and young people (aged 5-18 years) whose health, education and social lives are affected as a result of caring for a dependent family member.

Papyrus Hopeline

HOPELINEUK advisers want to work with you to understand why these thoughts of suicide might be present. They also want to provide you with a safe space to talk through anything happening in your life that could be impacting on your or anyone else’s ability to stay safe.

  • For children and young people under the age of 35 who are experiencing thoughts of suicide
  • For 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.