Helplines & Websites

My Wellness Toolbox

A simple, ever-evolving resource to help keep yourself well and take appropriate action if things start to go less well.

Health for Teens

Everything you wanted to know about your health.

Youth Support

This is a Calderdale Council website that gives a variety of useful information about local youth provisions, leisure passes, youth centres and much more.

Childline

Childline is a free and confidential help line Phone: 08001111.

NSPCC

NSPCC is a national charity that works with children, young people and their families.

Young Minds

Young Minds is a national website with information, advice and support links.

Rise Above

Rise Above is a national website with information, advice and support links.

HOPELineUK

Help for young people who maybe suffering with suicidal thoughts. Opening hours are 10am-10pm weekdays, 2pm-10pm weekends, and 2pm-5pm Bank Holidays.

Phone: 0800 068 41 41.

Family Services Directory Calderdale

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.

NHS Choices

Find out about issues that can affect your mental health and what support or treatment you can get including self – help materials, contacting a counsellor or taking medication.

MENCAP

MENCAP has a help – line for young people with learning disabilities. Phone: 0808 808 1111.

Blurt
A website for self-care, support with questions about sleep and depression.

Citizen’s Advice Calderdale
Information about benefits, tax credits (if you are on a low income) and changes to the benefits system.
Phone: 01422 842 848.

Elefriends
A supportive online community where you can be yourself. We all know what it’s like to struggle sometimes, but now there’s a safe place to listen, share and be heard.

Head Meds
General information about mental health medication.

The Mix
A website full of information about improving your mental health, managing your money, coping with housing problems, finding a job, coping with relationship break-ups, and facts and advice about drugs. There is a confidential help-line that you can call free.

Phone: 0808 808 4994.