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A - Z of Useful Groups and Websites


42nd Street

A Manchester based support service for young people age 13 to 25 experiencing stress

Helpline: 0161 832 0170 (Monday, Thursday and Friday: 12.30pm to 4.30pm)

www.42ndstreet.org.uk


Action for Children

A website designed to help children and young people whose parents have separated.

www.itsnotyourfault.org


The Basement Project

An organisation supporting those who self harm or have been abused.

www.basementproject.co.uk


Beat

The Eating Disorders Association has lots of online information and helpsheets

Helpline:  0845 634 7650 (Monday to Friday: 4.30pm to 8.30pm  / Saturday: 1.00pm to 4.30pm)

www.b-eat.co.uk


CALL - Community Advice and Listening Line

Offering a confidential listening and support service

Freephone:  0800 132 737

Text ‘help’ to 81066

www.callhelpline.org.uk


The C.A.L.M. Zone

An organisation aimed at young men who are under stress.

Helpline: 0800 58 58 58 (Saturday - Tuesday: 5.00 pm to 12.00 Midnight)

www.thecalmzone.net


ChildLine

Phone line for confidential chats which can be called 24 hours a day, every day of the year

Helpline:  0800 11 11

www.childline.org.uk


Community Advice & Listening Line

Mental health helpline for Wales offering a confidential listening and support service.

Helpline: 0800 132 737

(Monday to Friday 10.00am to 2.00pm and 7.00pm to 11.00 pm / Saturday and Sunday 12.00pm to 12.00 midnight)

www.callhelpline.org.uk


Connecting with People

Promoting Emotional Resilience and Suicide Mitigation

www.connectingwithpeople.org


Cruse Bereavement Care

A well known charity that is available to offer support and advice if somebody you know has died.

Helpline: 0844 477 9400 (Monday to Friday: 9.30am to 5.00pm)

www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk


dan247

Point of contact for anyone in Wales wanting further information or help relating to drugs and/or alcohol

Helpline: 0808 808 2234

www.dan247.org.uk


Defaid

An interactive website that encourages creativity and direct involvement while providing information on activities and services available on Anglesey

www.defaid.com


Depression Alliance

Help and information about depression, depression symptoms and self help groups

www.depressionalliance.org


Get Connected

Free confidential help for under 25’s

Helpline: 0808 808 4994 (1.00pm to 11.00pm every day)

www.getconnected.org.uk


Hearing Voices Network

An organisation which aims to support people who have auditory hallucinations.

Helpline: 0845 122 8642 (Tuesday 1.00pm to 4.00pm)

www.hearing-voices.org


Jigsaw

A voluntary organisation which provides support to families whose child have been diagnosed, are being assessed or are showing behaviour traits of Autism and/or ADHD.  Weekly sessions held in Denbigh, Colwyn Bay and Rhyl and monthly family sessions in Denbigh and Rhyl.

www.jigsawsupport.org


Kidscape

An organisation which aims to prevent bullying and abuse of children

www.kidscape.org.uk


MIND

An organisation that works to create a better life for everyone with experience of mental distress

Helpline: 0845 766 0163 (Monday to Friday: 9.00am to 5.00pm)

www.mind.org.uk


National Self Harm Network

This organisation aims to support and empower people who self harm by giving individual support.

www.nshn.co.uk


National Youth Advocacy Service (NYAS)

An UK charity providing children’s rights and socio-legal services throughout England and Wales.

www.nyas.net


NHS Direct Wales

Health advice and information service.  Telephone: 0845 46 47

www.nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk


NSPCC

Our vision is to end cruelty to children in the UK.

Helpline: 0808 800 5000

www.nspcc.org.uk


Papyrus

Papyrus are based in Wrexham and offer support to all young people who are experiencing thoughts about suicide, feel depressed or in distress.

Helpline: 0800 68 41 41 (Monday to Friday: 10.00am to 2.00pm and 7.00pm to 10.00pm / Saturday and Sunday 2.00pm to 5.00pm)

www.papyrus-uk.org


RD4U

This organisation aims to support young people who have experienced the death of somebody close.

Helpline: 0808 808 1677 (Monday to Friday: 9.30am to 5.00pm)

www.rd4u.org.uk


Royal College of Psychiatry

You can find lots of information about most mental health issues on their website.

www.rcpsych.ac.uk


R U Thinking?

Information for young people about sex, relationships and all related issues

Helpline: 0800 28 29 30

www.ruthinking.co.uk


Samaritans

The Samaritans are the well known national organisation that is available to call 24/7 for anyone in emotional distress.

Helpline:  0845 7 90 90 90

www.samaritans.org.uk


Sane

Provides practical help to improve quality of life for people affected by mental illness

www.sane.org.uk


Teenage Health Freak

A website aimed at teenagers with physical and mental health difficulties

www.teenagehealthfreak.org


The National Autistic Society

The leading UK charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families.

www.autism.org.uk


Tros Gynnal

A children’s rights charity based in Wales.  They support vulnerable young people and help them to have a voice.

Helpline:  01248 600622

www.trosgynnal.org.uk


YoungMinds

This is an organisation who helps young people and their families with mental health difficulties.

Parents’ Helpline: 0808 802 5544

www.youngminds.org.uk


Youth2Youth

An organisation run by young people for young people.

Helpline:  020 8896 3625 (Monday to Thursday: 6.30pm to 9.30 pm)

www.youth2youth.co.uk