Useful links and contacts
A free helpline for children and young people. It provides a confidential telephone counselling service for any child with any problem.
Freephone: 0800 1111 (24 hours)
Textphone: 0800 400 222
Eating Disorders Association
Provides information, help and support for anyone affected by eating disorders.
Youthline: 0845 634 7650 (Mon-Fri 4.30pm-8.30pm and Sat 1pm-4.30pm)
Textphone: 01603 753 322 (Mon-Fri 8.30am-8.30pm)
Provides information on young people’s information, advice, counselling and support agencies does not provide direct advice.
020 8772 9900 (Mon-Fri 9am-1pm and 2-5pm)
Children First for Health
A website containing information about health and staying in hospital for children and young people of all ages.
Winston’s Wish is a charity specialising in child bereavement.
80-86 Bath Road
Helpline: 08452 03 04 05
A website run by charity YouthNet UK which aims to be the first place all young adults turn to when they need support and guidance through life.
Samaritans provides confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.
08457 90 90 90