Support Information

Samaritans 116 123

  • Provide a listening ear, no matter what the problem or situation, so you never need be alone.

Mental Health First Response Service 111 – Option 2

  • Round the clock mental health care, advice and support.

Lifeline Mental Health Helpline FREEPHONE 0808 808 2121

  • A local, confidential and anonymous helpline service available from 7pm-11pm

Guide to mental health services in Cambridgeshire

Local charity Lifecraft have produced a comprehensive guide to mental health services in Cambridgeshire, this is available now in PDF form on their website www.lifecraft.org.uk

Local Website

The Keep Your Head website provides links and resources for young people, their parents and carers and professionals.

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It is aimed at helping young people improve their mental wellbeing.

Other Useful Links

Information Sheet

Mental Health Support information sheet on local and national resources that may be of help. It has been written with children and young people primarily in mind, but there are a number of resources that would be beneficial to adults too.

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Webinar

This webinar, which took place on 1st March 2016, features a discussion on children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing. It is for parents, carers and teachers of primary and secondary school children in Cambridgeshire.  It focuses on what mental health is, what we can do to promote and protect it, and what national and local support there is.

Main page with details of the speakers, resources and  Q&A http://www.cambridgeshireinsight.org.uk/health/healthtopics/mh/webinar

School Resources

Free mental health training that schools can access http://www.trainingcamh.net/

Guide to Rough Times

An older site (no longer maintained) aimed at teenagers to help with understanding and dealing with a whole range of issues http://www.cpft.nhs.uk/guidetoroughtimes