Mental Health

Young People’s Mental Health General Information

Are you a young person and worried about your mental health?

Sometimes it can feel like we don’t have any control over what we think or how we feel. But by making simple changes to our lives, we can make a real difference to our mental health. Feeling good is worth investing in and the best thing is that these simple tips won’t cost you much time or money. For information on how you can improve your mental health and general wellbeing go to:

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Mental Health in South Tyneside

It’s not unusual for children and young people to experience stress or anxiety caused by events like bereavement or parents separating. Most of these problems resolve themselves over time with non-specialist help and support, but if they don’t then the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service can help.The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service is a range of services for children and young people aged up to 18. Click here to find out more about the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service.

logo2Children North East

Until the early 1990’s Children North East managed a number of children’s homes and provided many country and seaside holidays for children in need of fresh air and convalescence from the unhealthy, crowded urban environment of the region’s cities. Today the rights of children and young people remain at the centre of everything they do. This includes providing counselling and mentoring to young people who have mental health problems, and free and confidential information and advice on the issues affecting their lives such as sexual health, housing, unemployment and training. Click here to visit their website to find out more information.

Mental Health in Sunderland

Young People and Mental Health in Sunderland

There are some things that you just can’t talk to your family or friends about. If you feel like talking to someone other than family or friends, there are lots services across Sunderland that can help you and here are some of them.

If you are feeling suicidal and need to speak to someone straight away you can call ChildLine free on 0800 111 or HopelineUK free on 0800 0684141. You can also call 999 if you are suicidal and need urgent support.

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