New wellbeing support line for young people in Sheffield

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield Futures and Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group have come together to launch a wellbeing support line for young people in Sheffield.

People in the city aged 12 – 18 can now access now access support with issues such as low mood and anxious thoughts by calling 0808 275 8892.

The support line is open Monday to Friday 5pm-9pm and Saturday 9am to 9pm.

The helpline is run by emotional health and wellbeing practitioners who are part of the Door 43 wellbeing service at Sheffield Futures.

The team can speak to young people who might be struggling with challenges such as the current changes due to COVID-19, exam stress, relationship issues, bullying or feelings of loneliness and isolation.

The service can also signpost young people to additional services if they require more long-term support. 

As well as this service, the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service continues to take referrals from GPs and other healthcare professionals, please seek further help if you need it. If it is an emergency please call 999. All services are still here to support anyone who is in need.

 

Sheffield’s Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Strategy for Children and Young People

In Sheffield we want every child and young person to have access to early help in supporting their emotional wellbeing and mental health needs. As a city we want to develop children and young people’s resilience and coping strategies.

This strategy represents Sheffield’s five year ambition to transform our emotional wellbeing and mental health provision for children and young people.

You can read our Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Strategy for Children and Young People here.

 

Sheffield Mental Health Guide

Please click here for information about the Sheffield Mental Health Guide.

 

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