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Mental Health Support card - Kirklees Council

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Mental Health Support Card
Please share the attached info widely across your community networks, which is mainly for adults but there is PAPYRUS, Thriving Kirklees on the card for young persons. Please be aware that many groups/orgs maybe currently short staffed, as many staff and volunteers may now be self-isolating following the government advice issued earlier this week. Additionally, some groups/orgs maybe receiving a higher than normal volume of referral calls.

In the meantime the following contacts/resources will be helpful for children and young people… which can also be shared:

Local Help in Kirklees:
Northorpe Hall – The school can refer or parents themselves if need be - https://www.northorpehall.co.uk/
Thriving Kirklees - https://www.thrivingkirklees.org.uk/

On-line Tools
Chat Health – Confidential text messaging - https://www.nhs.uk/apps-library/chathealth/
Kooth – Online Counselling - https://www.kooth.com/

Information and National Services
Anna Freud - National Centre for Children and Families
Childline - 24hr helpline 0800 1111
Samaritans – 116 123
Papyrus - Text 0778 620 9697 Telephone 0800 068 41 41
Self Harm Child and Parent Awareness Resources

Apps – Self Help
Calm Harm
Headspace: Meditation & Sleep
Breethe: Meditation & Sleep
For Me (Childline)

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Women Centre, Kirklees:

The team at Women’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Service Kirklees have set up a Facebook page in response to the closure of their services due to the current lock down. It is one of the ways they will be sharing our creative arts group activities online. Click here for more information.