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Young Minds COVID-19 support

Young Minds are leading the fight for a future where all young minds are supported and empowered, whatever the challenges.  See website providing guidance & support for young people & their parents at the most challenging of times.

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Young Minds - Coronavirus

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Contact details for young people:

Text the YoungMinds Crisis Messenger, for free 24/7 support across the UK if you are experiencing a mental health crisis. 

  • If you need urgent help text YM to 85258
  • All texts are answered by trained volunteers, with support from experienced clinical supervisors
  • Texts are free from EE, O2, Vodafone, 3, Virgin Mobile, BT Mobile, GiffGaff, Tesco Mobile and Telecom Plus.

Contact details for parents:

0808 802 5544

During the coronavirus pandemic, the Parents Helpline remains open at the usual operating hours of Mon-Fri from 9.30am to 4pm.

Also, there is an online e-mail contact form for parents.