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Mental Health Resources

https://www.childbereavementuk.org/ Child Bereavement UK – Advice on supporting a child through bereavement or expected death. Helpline: 0800 02 888 40

https://www.cruse.org.uk/get-help - Cruse Bereavement: Local services and advice for parents. Helpline: 0808 808 1677

https://www.balloonscharity.co.uk/parents-carers/ Balloons Bereavement Charity for Young people .Contact Number: 01392 826064

https://www.childline.org.uk/get-support/1-2-1-counsellor-chat/ Child line. 121 counsellor chat

https://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/support-and-information/ - Samaritans support and information

Samaritans helpline: 116 123 – 24/7

Recognising signs and symptoms of depression, anxiety, self-harm, and what to do, NHS https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/worried-about-your-teenager/

https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/for-parents/ - YoungMinds, helpful tips for parents

YoungMinds Parent Helpline: 0808 802 5544. Mon – Fri 9.30 – 4pm

https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/get-urgent-help/ - Young Minds Crisis Messenger for Young People

https://devoncarers.org.uk/am-i-a-carer/young-carers-2/what-happens-at-devon-young-carers/ - Devon Carers – Advice and information for carers, including peer support groups. Contact: 03456 434 435

https://www.westbank.org.uk/pages/category/young-carers Young Carers - supporting children aged 4 – 18 who help look after anyone in their family or a friend. Support can include:  specialist advice, access to respite opportunities and 1:1 support.

https://c4cdevon.org.uk/ Low Cost Counselling for Carers. Contact: 01404 549045

https://services.pinpointdevon.co.uk/kb5/devon/services/home.page - Search community groups in the area, enabling services, a huge range of support and advice

https://www.barnfieldhillsurgery.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/sites/516/2019/04/The-Mooring-Flyer.pdf The Mooring at St Leonards GP service, out of hours mental health support for over 16’s. 6pm – midnight, drop in.

https://www.happymaps.co.uk/ - Lots of information and advice on emotional health and local services

http://www.lgbtqyouthdevon.org.uk/ Xplore – LGBT Youth Group in Exeter




SAM is an application to help you understand and manage anxiety. The app has been developed in collaboration with a research team from UWE, Bristol. Email us your suggestions for improving SAM - support@sam-app.org.uk Email us if interested in partnering with UWE on research and development of SAM and related projects - info@sam-app.org.uk




Helping young people to resist the urge to self-harm using four task categories: distract, comfort, express and release




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Excel At Life Self-Help Apps

Excel At Life Self-Help Apps




Designed to help teens and young people cope with anxiety by teaching them how to relax, develop more helpful ways of thinking and identify active steps to help take charge of anxiety.



Aimed at 8-12 years olds, this App helps young people to understand their feelings and challenge negative thinking.