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Start A Conversation – Suicide is Preventable - If you are worried about the mental health of a friend or family member, the Start a Conversation website for Leicester, Leicestershire, and Rutland will have useful advice on how to support them during this difficult time.
Teen Health 11-19 (new service from Sept 2022 in replace of school nursing for this age group) - the service aims is to support children and young people to make healthier choices with a focus in improving mental health and emotional wellbeing, supporting health relationships and reducing substance misuse (particularly cannabis use), and reducing alcohol consumption.
National Support Services
ChildLine - Tel: 0800 1111 - Counselling service for parents, children and young people, offering free and confidential help and advice.
Samaritans - Tel: 116 123 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org - A free listening service. You can talk about anything that's troubling you, no matter how difficult.
Shout - A free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope. Text "SHOUT" to 85258 to contact the Shout Crisis Text Line, or text "YM" if you're under 19.
The mix - Tel: 0808 808 4994 - Support and advice for under 25s, including a helpline, crisis messenger service and webchat.
Young Minds - A UK Mental Health Charity, leading the movement to make sure every young person gets the mental health support they need, when they need it, no matter what.