Pastoral Help and Advice
Free confidential helpline for parents and teens who need advice on drugs and alcohol.
Telephone: 0800 776600 (Open 24/7)
Drinkline runs a free, confidential helpline for people who are concerned about their drinking, or someone else's.
Helpline: 0300 123 1110
Adolescent Drug & Alcohol Service for Hertfordshire (A-DASH)
The Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Service (A-DASH) team provides confidential advice, support and specialist assessment and treatment to young people who have drug and alcohol problems under the age of 18.
Telephone: 01992 531917
Text: 07770 537227
Provides confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or suicide.
Telephone: 08457 90 90 90
Free online support for young people
A Space To Be
Support that will be available to students throughout the summer to help them look after their mental health and wellbeing:
Summer emotional wellbeing support and self-help tools:
• Services for Young People offer a range of emotional wellbeing support as well as
programmes and activities over the summer break. More details can be found here -
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• Herts Mind Network offer messaging and telephone support for young people -
Data Protection and Confidentiality. Hertfordshire Mind Network adheres to the Data Protection Act 2018’s principles of good information handling and the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2018.
• Chat Health text messaging support can be accessed on weekdays via the school nursing
service. Secondary school aged young people can text any physical or mental health
question or concern to 07480 635 050
• Kooth online support for 10 – 25 year olds - https://www.kooth.com/
• Togetherall 16+ (online support for parents, professionals, and year 13 students) -
Get Support Take Control Feel Better. Togetherall is a safe, online community where people support each other anonymously to improve mental health and wellbeing.
• Just Talk Five ways to wellbeing e-learning and other information on self-help tools -
Everyone has mental health and it is important that we all Just Talk about it. We share quality assured emotional wellbeing and self-help info, as well as where to go for help, for Hertfordshire's young people, parents/carers and professionals. Just Talk is steered by young "Ambassadors," and coordinated by Hertfordshire County Council, in partnership with more than 35 organisations from ...
• SPA (single point of access) for more specialist mental health services: HPFT's freephone
24/7 helpline: 0800 6444 101
Parent Info provides high quality information to parents and carers about their children’s wellbeing and resilience. Click the logo to view the website.
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