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Action For Happiness

Action for Happiness is a movement of people committed to building a happier and more caring society.

A-C-E (Achieve, Change and Engagement) Charity

There is a new telephone support service for young people between the ages of 11 - 25 in the Lancaster, Morecamble and Fylde and Wyre area provided by A-C-E Charity (Achieve, Change and Engagement) to support young people with their  emotional health and well being during this difficult time. The telephone line is available from 10am to 10pm, 7 days a week. The staff who are answering the calls are all practitioner's employed by A-C-E. The number is 0800 144 8461.

BBC Headroom

Your Mental Health Toolkit - Whether it is everyday tips, sounds to relax your mindstrategies to cope with parenting right now or films to get you talking, BBC Headroom helps you to look after yourself and your loved ones.

 

Beat - Eating Disorder Charity

Beat is the UK’s eating disorder charity. We exist to end the pain and suffering caused by eating disorders. We are a champion, guide and friend to anyone affected, giving individuals experiencing an eating disorder and their loved ones

Butterfly and Phoenix Project

The Butterfly & Phoenix Project provides one to one counselling (6-8 sessions) to young people aged 11-18. Counselling helps young people to explore triggers to their issues and helps them to identify and utilise alternative coping mechanisms.

CAMHS (Child & Adolescent Mental Health)

Resource for parents and young people to help you manage your emotional health and wellbeing at this time. 

ChildLine

Additional information for young people to help understand and manage the current situation.

ChildLine - Calm Zone

Calm Zone is a great resource for young people dealing with stress and anxiety and has resources, exercises and activities.

ChildLine - Tool Box

This is the link to other resources and activities to help young people deal with their emotions at this difficult time.

 

Diana Award Crisis Messenger

If you are a young person experiencing a crisis, The Diana Award crisis messenger offers free, 24/7 text support.

One You - Every Mind Matters

Having good mental health helps us relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more. Access here for expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing.

 

Healthy Young Minds

There is a lot of information about coronavirus (COVID-19) in the news. If you are feeling anxious or overwhelmed, find out what it is and what to do if you’re worried.

Healthwatch Blackpool

This is a Blackpool company/link but it's suitable for all. It also has link within its pages about helplines and self help.

Help Guide

Emotional Intelligence Toolkit.  Want to become a happier, healthier you? This free program offers tools for managing stress and emotions, improving your relationships and bringing your life into balance.

Lancashire County Council

Lancashire County Council Advice and Help

 NHS

This website provides local NHS services information and how they may currently be affected. Their page has links to their services for health support and advice and by accessing these links you are signposted to other agencies that may be able to help too.

Parent Zone - Eating Disorders and Lockdown

Information on why lockdown is particularly difficult for people with eating disorders and what support there is available. 

Reading Well

Reading Well helps you to understand and manage your health and wellbeing using helpful reading.

Rehab 4 Addiction

Rehab 4 Addiction is a free addiction helpline run by people who’ve beaten addiction in their own lives.

School Nursing

School Nurses continue to operate the confidential Chat Health service which young people can access by texting 07507 330 510. The service is available Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm (except bank holidays). During these times they aim to respond to all messages within 24 hours.

Seed - eating Disorder Support Service

Helping People Not The Eating Disorder

We are not a clinical service, but will do our very best to support, advise and signpost sufferers, carers and loved ones appropriately, giving them the tools to cope on a daily basis.

STEM4

Supporting positive mental health in teenagers

Stress Awareness Videos

Support Apps

Young people may want to download and access support via apps such as CalmHarm, BlueIce and Kooth.

Think Ninja

We are pleased to announce that as a direct response to the COVID-19 crisis the ThinkNinja app is freely available to all 10 - 18 year olds UK-wide for the duration of the crisis.

Young Minds

Young Minds: Text YM to 85258 for urgent support 24hrs a day.

 

Children and Family Wellbeing Service - Youthzone

Advice and support for young people across a whole range of issues 365 days a year between 2pm and 10pm via text, phone and online forum.

www.lancashire.gov.uk/youthzone/get-in-touch