Feeling distressed or unhappy from time to time is normal, however if these feelings are persistent or causing a lot of worry for a child or young person then you may need to talk to them about the professional help available in Calderdale.
The Open Minds (CAMHS) in Calderdale provide specialist mental health andemotional support for children and young people who are under the age of 18. Phone: 01422 300 001.
Open Minds also offers training on mental health issues to professionals in Calderdale, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
We all experience times when we feel like we can’t cope, sometimes this can start to affect our everyday lives and prevent us from doing the things we normally do. VitaMinds can help. We are your local NHS talking therapies service. It’s a free service. We offer a range of short-term psychological therapies to adults 18-years and over, who are registered with a GP in and live in Calderdale. Phone: 0333 0153 494 or refer online: vitahealthgroup.co.uk/vitaminds.
Night OWLS offers FREE emotional listening support and mental health crisis support for ALL children, young people, and their parents/carers across West Yorkshire between 8pm – 8am every night. Phone 0300 200 3900, Text 07984 392 700 or go to the website to use the online chat function: www.wynightowls.org.uk .
Samaritans offer a safe space for people to talk any time they like in their own way about whatever’s getting to them. You don’t have to be suicidal. Phone: 116 123 free from any phone.