Children & Young People Mental Health

There are various organisations and charities that can provide advice and support to children and young people or their carers. Here is a selection we reccommend that you can contact.

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CYPS Gloucestershire provides a comprehensive range of specialist emotional wellbeing and mental health services for all children and young people (0-19 years) who are registered with a GP in Gloucestershire. They have a subcontracted, partnership working with voluntary agencies such as Action for Children (AfC) and Teens in Crisis (TiC+)

​The team is based at Evergreen House. 
You can telephone on 01242 634050

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The Door is Open so every young person and their parents can feel safe, happy and valued, with the best possible opportunity to reach their potential. At The Door they believe in the potential of every person.
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PAPYRUS are the national charity for the prevention of young suicide.

They draw from the experience of many who have been touched personally by young suicide across the UK and speak on their behalf in our campaigns and in our endeavours to save young lives. 

They deliver awareness and prevention training, provide confidential support and suicide intervention through HOPELineUK, campaign and influence national policy, and empower young people to lead suicide prevention activities in their own communities.
National Confidential Helpline - HOPELineUK
If you are a young person at risk of suicide or are worried about a young person at risk of suicide: 0800 068 41 41
Mon-Fri 10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Weekends 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Bank Holidays 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity championing the wellbeing and mental health of young people.

They strive to make sure everything, from Government policy to practice in schools and services, is driven by young people’s experiences and aspirations.

They support parents to help their children through difficult times, and equip professionals to provide the best possible support to the young people that they work with, and empower young people to change their world.

Speak to our experts at the Parents Helpline – call 0808 802 5544
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The Mix is a UK’ leading support service for young people.

They support young people aged under 25 and take on any challenge you’re facing - from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs.

You can talk to them  via online, social or our free, confidential helpline
XenZone is a provider of online mental health services for children, young people and adults. Kooth, from XenZone, is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop and free at the point of use.

For more information about XenZone, please visit XENZONE.COM.

If you’re a parent looking for more information about Kooth, please email [email protected]

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YG supports young people (11-25 years old) who are facing some very difficult times; whether it be a disruptive home life, caring for a family member or coping with a mental health issue.Young people turn to us for help and we offer them practical ways to find confidence and develop the skills they need to get on track and to move into a job, education or training.