CAMHS Mental Health Support
CAMHS now have a 24/7 Mental Health Crisis Line for urgent support for residents of Cheshire West, Cheshire East and Wirral on 0300 303 3972. The Advice Line number is still running but is diverted to the new Crisis Line.
If you would like to make an online referral both professionals and families can do this via the http://mymind.org website. CAMHS have also put some self-help resources on the website for children and young people at https://www.mymind.org.uk/coping/
There are various resources in relation to supporting children & young people around Covid 19 and their mental health. Along with the poster completed by young people at Ancora House (inpatients), there is now also a social story, link to Young Minds on mental health & self- isolating, and a link to Place2be which has information for parents.
Children and Young Person's Helpline
The Act Early website is "aimed at family and friends to encourage them to share concerns that a friend or loved one might be vulnerable to radicalisation": https://actearly.uk/
For anyone that would like to support the campaign please follow the link to this toolkit: https://www.counterterrorism.police.uk/actearlypartners/
Tomorrow's Women Wirral
If someone you know, a friend/family member, between 14 & 17 could benefit from the support of Tomorrow’s Young Women please do not hesitate to get in touch on Email via email@example.com or call on 0151 647 7907.
Online Safety Advice for Parents
It is important that children and young people know how to learn, socialise and play online in a safe way.
Wirral Foodbank Extra
Wirral Foodbank is continuing to support people with emergency food.
Full details of how to access support can be found on the Wirral Foodbank Extra website here: https://www.wirralfoodbankextra.co.uk/
Mental Health Support Services
Follow the links below for access to a range of free online resources:
Kooth - www.kooth.com
Online counselling service plus advice and guides on a range of mental health issues
My Mind - www.mymind.org.uk
CAMHS online advice and information for local 13-19 year olds
Youth 2 Youth - www.youth2youth.co.uk
Online information, support and live chat run by trained young people
Young Minds - www.youngminds.org.uk
Advice and information for mental health including getting urgent help
Mind - www.mind.org.uk
A range of workshops, self-help resources, booklets and services for mental health
Hub of Hope - www.hubofhope.co.uk
Apple/Android app, locates mental health services nearby any postcode