Websites

 

 

2BU Somerset

www.2bu-somerset.co.uk

Offers a range of youth support services to young people in Somerset who are coming to terms with their sexual or gender identity

 

ADFAM

www.adfam.org.uk

Tel: 020 7553 7640

Offers information, support groups and advice for families affected by drugs and alcohol

 

Beat

www.b-eat.co.uk

Youth line: 0845 634 7650

Adult line: 0845 634 1414

Information, support and advice around eating disorders

 

The Bridge

www.turntothebridge.org

Tel: 0117 342 6999

Local sexual assault support service for men, women and young people

 

Charlie Waller Memorial Trust

www.cwmt.org.uk

Free mental health resources and training 

 

Childline

www.ChildLine.org.uk

Tel: 0800 1111

Free and confidential helpline for children & young adults in the UK

 

Gamcare

www.gamcare.org.uk

Tel: 0808 8020 133

Provides confidential counselling advice, information and support for anyone affected by a gambling problem

 

iHop – Supporting all professionals to work with offender’s children and their families

i-HOP is a one-stop information and advice service to support all professionals in working with children and families of offenders, bringing together useful information in one place.

www.i-hop.org.uk

 

Somerset Integrated Domestic Abuse Services (SIDAS) 
0800 6949999

 

24 hour National Domestic Violence Helpline

Tel: 0808 2000 247

 

Mental Health Foundation

www.mentalhealth.org.uk

The Mental Health Foundation have published a guide for youth workers which is designed to help embed effective mental wellbeing improvement practices

Mental Wellbeing in Youth Work Practice

 

Mindfull online counselling
www.mindfull.org


National self harm network
www.nshn.co.uk

 

PAPYRUS

(Parents Association for the Prevention of Young Suicide)

www.papyrus-uk.org

Helpline: 0870 170 4000

 

Parentline Plus

www.parentlineplus.org.uk

Tel: 0808 800 2222 (24 hours)

Provides a wide range of information, support and advice to parents, including email support through the website

 

Rethink

www.rethink.org

Tel: 020 8974 6814

Information, advice and support to people affected by serious mental health problems

 

Royal College of Psychiatrists

www.rcpsych.ac.uk/expertadvice/treatmentswellbeing.aspx

Treatments and Wellbeing index: readable, user friendly and evidence based information about mental health treatments.

 

Safe use of the Internet

www.netaware.org

 

The Safe Network

Provides information and resources to help keep children safe

www.safenetwork.org.uk

 

The Samaritans

www.samaritans.org.uk

Helpline: 08457 909090

Available 24 hours a day to listen to people in distress and to provide emotional support

 

Shelf Help

www.reading-well.org/shelfhelp 

The Reading Well books have been chosen by young people and experts to help young people through difficult feelings and experiences that can affect wellbeing. The books on the Reading Well list are available in main libraries throughout Somerset.

 

The Somerset Team for Early Psychosis (STEPS Team) 14-35 years.

Tel: 01823 368350

 

Somerset Parent Carer Forum

www.somersetpcf.org.uk

 

Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support

www.sarsas.org.uk

SARSAS have created an online tool to help professionals and concerned others signpost people living with the consequences of rape and sexual abuse to access the excellent specialist organisations across the region

www.survivorpathway.org.uk

 

Somerset & Wessex Eating Disorders Association

www.swedauk.org

 

Talk to Frank

www.talktofrank.com

Tel: 0800 776 600

Provides free and confidential information and advice about drugs

 

Young Minds

www.youngminds.org.uk

Tel: 0800 018 2138

Website provides information and advice for parents, children and young people, and professionals