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Coronavirus: Mental health support for children and young people

PUBLIC INFORMATION PAGES FROM CAMDEN COUNCIL

19 November, 2020 — By Camden Council

PUBLIC INFORMATION PAGES FROM CAMDEN COUNCIL

If a child or young person in your care is struggling with their mental health, these services are available:

  • Camden Child and Young Person’s Mental Health Service offers support for a range of different issues. Call 020 8938 2241 between 9am and 5pm, seven days a week, or find out more at tavistockandportman.nhs.uk/care-and-treatment/our-clinical-services/camden-camhs-open-minded
  • Kooth offers confidential online support for young people aged 11 to 18 at kooth.com
  • Young people under 19 can phone Childline on 0800 1111 between 7.30am and 3.30pm seven days a week. They also provide support if you’re D/deaf or hard of hearing – details at childline.org.uk
  • More information about support for young people is available at camdenrise.co.uk/emotional-wellbeing
  • If your child needs urgent healthcare, call NHS 111 or visit 111.nhs.uk so you can be directed to the best service for your child. Please note, the closest children and young people’s A&E services are at the Whittington Hospital. UCLH and the Royal Free children’s emergency departments are temporarily closed.

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