Feeling distressed or unhappy from time to time is normal, however if these feelings are persistent or causing a lot of worry for a student then you may need to talk to them about the professional help available in Calderdale.
If you feel a student who is aged under 18 years is struggling with their mental health you can contact Open Minds (CAMHS) in Calderdale who provide specialist emotional support for children and young people. Phone: 01422 300 001.
Open Minds also offers training on mental health issues to schools in Calderdale, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust has developed this guidance to implement practical, relevant and effective mental health policies and procedures we can promote a safe and stable environment for the many students affected both directly, and indirectly by mental ill health.
This service helps people aged 18 or over to get quick and easy access to the best type of therapy for their individual needs. IAPT can help individuals by gaining a new understanding of their own difficulties and develop new ways of coping. It can also help them to make changes in their life and address current problems.
Everyone goes through difficult times, but sometimes our problems affect our day-to-day lives and we feel that we can’t cope. If you are in this situation, you are not alone. Insight Healthcare provides free and confidential talking therapies to anyone aged 18+ and registered with a Calderdale GP. Phone: 0300 555 0191.
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.