Mental Health Support

The following information is about services/ websites you can contact directly to ask for free advice and help or they may have forums about a range of topics you might want to learn/ understand more about:

If you find you are struggling to cope over the summer holidays then you can access the west Sussex early help team. The Summer Offer will run from Monday 26th July to Friday 3rd September.

“Are you finding the summer holidays difficult? Do you need someone to talk to? If so please call the Integrated Front Door on 01403 229900 or email us at

WSChildrenservices@westsussex.gov.uk and tell us you would like a face to face summer offer appointment”.

Also you can contact:

ChildLine offer a 24-hour counselling service for children and young people. Telephone: 0800 1111.

Young Minds website also has a range of videos, blogs and advice on a range of topics.

https://www.actionforchildren.org.uk

https://www.place2be.org.uk

https://www.mind.org.uk

https://learning.nspcc.org.uk/news/2020/april/supporting-children-young-people-mental-health

https://www.annafreud.org/schools-and-colleges/resources/

https://www.minded.org.uk/