Suicide Prevention - If you are low or in crisis, please use the HELP tab for links to speak to someone. We REALLY care and you matter.

Support for Family & Friends

If you know someone who is contemplating or has attempted suicide, please download the leaflet - Not Just a Cry for Help

If you are worried, do contact your GP and ask for a referral to the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service CAMHS, but this may take some time and do not waste this time. Contact one of the charities on the information links.

The British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

We believe that talking therapy is important and it works. We would recommend using the link below to find a trained therapist near you.

Support for Parents

Royal College of Psychiatrists - Parents and Youth Info Index - provides specifically tailored information for young people, parents, teachers and carers about  mental health                                                        

"Walking on eggshells......."

Information on Suicide and self-harm for parents 

Information on Antidepressants (Mind) 

Parent's Guide to Depression Booklet   

Please be aware that self-harming is a recognised sign of someone who might potentially contemplate suicide.

Self Harming

 No Harm Done, Things Can Change

 No Harm Done, Recognising & responding to self harm for staff working with young people

 No Harm Done, A Parent's Journey