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You may want to try counselling if you are experiencing difficulties at school, home or with friends. If you are having a tough time in life with things like being bullied, keeping up with schoolwork, feeling anxious about making friends, or more general underlying feelings of anxiety or dissatisfaction with life counselling maybe for you. In counselling you will be able to talk to an independent professional person about these things and get help and advice to make things better.
Kooth is a free, safe anonymous online counselling and support service for children and young people aged 11 to 25. It’s open until 10pm every evening, 365 days a year. Young people can access Kooth’s counselling service, self help resources, peer to peer forums and interesting articles written by young people for young people. If you need to talk to someone confidentially about what’s bothering you, you can contact Kooth.
Noah’s Ark Centre offer a confidential safe space in which to explore issues and feelings with a person who neither judges nor offers advice. This is available to children and young people aged 5 to 21.
Rainbows is a structured programme for children aged 4-10 to help them talk through their feelings with other children who are experiencing loss such as death or divorce in their family. The Rainbows programme helps by providing a safe setting with adult facilitators and materials, journals, storybooks, games and creative activities to help lead them gently through the grieving process. Phone: 01422 300 457.
Time 2 Talk is delivered by Relate and is for children and young people aged 10 to 24 who might be experiencing problems at school, issues at home or generally not feeling like themselves. Time 2 Talk welcome self referrals Phone: 0300 100 1234.
West Yorkshire & Harrogate Suicide Bereavement Service supports people after a suicide of someone you care about. Queries and questions can be answered on Phone: 0113 3055 800
For children and young people who have lost someone special and need to talk about it and get help. For further information contact Calderdale Help in Bereavement Service. Phone: 0845 0099221.
Kirklees & Calderdale Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre offers support services for individuals who have been affected by sexual and domestic violence for both female and males over the age of 13 years. KCRASAC are here to listen, to believe you without judgement and can offer support and advice to victim-survivors, family members, friends and partners, as well as signposting and referring to other appropriate services.