Useful Contacts- Helplines – Chatlines – Websites

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Mental Health

Wigan NHS mental health crisis line – 01942 636395


Mind Ed

NHS Every Mind Matters

Recommended apps to support mental health and physical well -being

MIND Support for those with existing mental health conditions

MENCAP Helpful advice and information for people with a learning disability and families

Rise Above

Government Advice

Information for children about Covid-19

Children’s guide to coronavirus – Children’s commissioner

‘My hero is you’ a story book which can be downloaded free of charge.

Internet safety

Internet Matters


Think U Know

If children need to speak to someone

Childline 08001111 9.00am – midnight

Shout  Text ‘SHOUT’ to 85258 to be put in touch with a trained crisis volunteer

The Mix 0808 808 4994 Free information and support for Under 25s

Physical well – being

 Change 4 Life


Other Key Contacts

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender 0345 3 30 30 30

Young Carers 01942 679352

Frank 0300 123 6600

Papyrus 0800 068 4141


Young Minds

Suicide Bereavement Services 0161 212 4919

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