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CAMHS External Resources

Please note we are not responsible for the content of external websites and are providing the links below as an additional resource. If you have any concerns with regard to the sites listed below please get in touch with out communications team at comms@hpft.nhs.uk  here.  

Samaritans: free confidential support 24/7 https://www.samaritans.org Tel: 116 123

Childline: free 24hr counselling service https://www.childline.org.uk Tel: 0800 1111

SHOUT: free 24/7 texting service with trained crisis volunteers for those who feel at danger to themselves or anyone else Text: 85258 Web: www.giveusashout.org/

CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) offer support to young males struggling with low mood, self-harm and suicidal thoughts. Their helpline runs daily 5pm - midnight, or you can use their webchat. Tel: 0800 585858; Web: www.thecalmzone.net

Self Harm UK offer support to individuals (14-19yrs) dealing with and recovering from self-harm, including online group sessions Web: www.selfharm.co.uk/

Hertfordshire Mind Network offer mental health support to young people in a variety of formats: Helpline, educational workshops/courses/,1:1 support and support groups. For more information visit Web: www.hertsmindnetwork.org/ www.mind.org.uk Tel: 01923 256391

Big White Wall are an online support network for 16+ years. Web: www.bigwhitewall.com

Healthy Young Minds in Herts provides vast amounts of information for children and young people on keeping mentally well and where to seek support Web: www.healthyyoungmindsinherts.org.uk\

Health for Kids provides information for children on staying healthy and understanding feelings. Web: www.healthforkids.co.uk\

Health for Teens provide an advice website on all aspects of health for teenagers, provided by the NHS. Web: www.healthforteens.co.uk \ 

Step 2 CAMHS is HCT’s early intervention mental health service for children up to 19 years. Referrals by professionals can be made through SPA (see above).

The Mix information and support for the under 25’s.Their helpline and webchat are open 11am - 11pm daily. Tel:0808 808 4994; Web: www.themix.org.uk\

Wellbeing Service offer CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) to anyone over 16 years struggling with their mental health. Web: www.talkwellbeing.co.uk\

Young Minds Provide information about all things mental health, from medication to coping strategies.Web: www.youngminds.org.uk\

Voice Collective support young people experiencing voices or unusual sensory experiences and have an online forum.Tel: 020 7911 0822; Email: info@voicecollective.co.uk; Web: www.voicecollective.co.uk

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