HomeEmotional health and wellbeing support for under 17 year oldsEmotional Health Support
Through the information and links below you can find services which can help you if you are struggling with your emotional health.
Time Out (Healthy Minds) will help you ‘find your thing’, through activities such as arts, crafts, sports, singing and drama. Time Out is a self referral scheme to help you feel good, make friends and support you to relax, socialise and do something for yourself. Phone: 01422 345154 or 07388 990 229.
Youth Works is a safe space for you to come along, ‘chill out’, have a chat, listen to music and access the internet. The drop-in is open weekdays at the Orangebox in Halifax from 3.30pm to 5.45pm. Phone: 01422 320 033.
1325 is a project for girls and young women between the ages of 13 and 25. We work across both Calderdale and Kirklees and our aim is to work alongside girls and young women in our community to support and empower them to reach their full potential. 1325 provides both emotional and practical support around a wide range of issues which is provided in a safe space. They offer 1:1 support in a variety of settings and group work to raise self esteem, confidence and resilience. Phone: 07841 199669.
Youth Justice Team is a service for young people and their families who have become involved with the criminal justice system. Phone: 01422 368279.
ThinkNinja is an app specifically designed to educate 10-18 year olds about mental health, emotional wellbeing and to provide skills young people can use to build resilience and stay well. ThinkNinja is built on CBT principles, thisworks to help us notice and change problematic thinking styles or behaviour patterns so we can feel better ThinkNinja addresses a range of issues including stress, anxiety, low mood, or having unhelpful thoughts. The user is coached by the WiseNinja, powered by artificial intelligence and the skills of a clinical psychologist. ThinkNinja is free to download for all children and young people with the correct access code, and can be downloaded via the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
This on-line directory is an ideal place to start if you want to access information about a wide range of services for children, young people and their families.
Lots of students get support from their school/college/university when they’re going through a tough time. You can speak to anyone working in your establishment about anything that’s bothering you, whether its education related or something different. In Calderdale, there are a range of services including peer support, family support and counselling that can help you.