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All young people are being encouraged to try and utilise self-help resources to reduce distress, for example distress tolerance and distraction activities, as well as seeking input from their family members. Young people/ families are encouraged to contact the below organisations for support if necessary:

Support Matters - 0800 001 4330 - 5pm-9am weekdays and 24h weekends & bank holidays. The service is open to all patients (aged 16+) under the care of the Trust’s mental health services.

Young Minds Crisis Messenger - Text YM to 85258

Young Minds Parent Helpline - Call 0808 802 5544

Papyrus Hopeline - specialist telephone service staffed by trained professionals who give non-judgemental support, practical advice and information to children, teenagers and young people up to the age of 35 who are worried about how they are feeling or anyone who is concerned about a young person.

Tel: 0800 068 41 41 / Text: 07786 209697 / Email:  

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