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Who you can talk to

  • Herts Mind Network
    An online hangout for young people as well as a meeting place for care leavers to socially connect.
  • Kooth
    Anonymous online counselling for anyone aged 10-25, including online chat and community discussion boards.

 




  • Chat Health
    A confidential text messaging service for 11-19 year olds to contact their local school nursing team.
  • YC Hertfordshire
    Contact a youth worker or personal adviser for one to one and project groupwork support.

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Need help right now?

Phone us

  • 0300 777 0707 (8am–7pm)
  • 01438 843322 (5pm–8am)
  • Minicom: 0300 777 0909

If it's an emergency, dial 999

Alternatively, try:

  • NHS 111 (free from any phone)
  • Samaritans – 116 123
  • Childline – 0800 1111

 

 

 

 

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Useful articles including information for university students, homebound hobbies and how to cope with change.

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Mental health support for young people including advice if you're struggling with self-isolation, coronavirus, and the impact it has on your mental health.



 

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Information on a range of physical and emotional health topics for teenagers aged 11-19.

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Essential support for young people under 25 via online, social and mobile.





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Enjoy the moment. Taking some time to observe what’s happening
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Keep learning. Challenge yourself and try something new to keep your
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Carry out acts of kindness. Doing something for someone else, whether
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vInspired

The UK's only online platform dedicated to connecting young volunteers with the causes they care about.

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Exercise often. Even small amounts of exercise you enjoy can boost
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How to keep moving at home, at school and in your local community.

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Spend time with others. Feeling valued and close to friends, family, work
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