Young people

Get Help

If you or someone you know is experiencing emotional or mental health problems there is help for you. 

  • Childline a free, private and confidential service where you can talk about anything. Whatever your worry, whenever you need help, they are there for you online, on the phone, anytime. 0800 1111
  • KoothOffers 24/7 access to self-help materials and daily online counselling available 
  • The Samaritans they offer a free, safe place for you to talk anytime you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you.  You don’t have to be suicidal. – Tel. 116123 
  • Papyrus – Provides confidential support and advice to young people struggling with thoughts of suicide, and anyone worried about a young person.phone 08000 684141, text 07786 209697 or visit papyrus-uk.org
  • SHOUT– 4/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help. Text 85258 (24/7)

Here are some other options available if you need immediate emotional support and advice in Surrey: 

  • If you are facing an emotional or mental health crisis, please contact Extended Hope. The service is available for young people over the age of 11, and operates between 5pm-11pm, 7 days a week. It can be accessed through the Emergency Duty Team on 01483 517898. 
  • If you are feeling suicidal then you can also go to your A&E department and ask for the duty Psychiatrist.