Early Help mental health and emotional wellbeing

Early Help mental health and emotional wellbeing

Useful resources to help you support families struggling with mental health.

Useful websites

Kooth ‘your online mental wellbeing community

Kooth is staffed by fully trained and qualified counsellors and is available until 10pm each night, 365 day per year. It is free, safe and provides a non-stigmatising way for young people to receive counselling, advice and support online.

Reach 4 Wellbeing

The Reach 4 Wellbeing team aims to promote positive wellbeing, reaching children and young people in their communities to reduce the stigma of mental health. They provide short-term group programmes for children and young people aged 5-18 experiencing mild to moderate anxiety and low mood, using cognitive behaviour therapy-based principles. Reach 4 Wellbeing is a self-referral service.

Healthy Minds 

Free confidential support, including online therapy, groups, and courses, 1.1 support and resources appropriate your individual needs.


Consultation, Advice, Supervision and Training for professionals working directly with children and young people experiencing or at risk of mental health difficulties.


Suicide prevention support, offering free and confidential helplines, advice, webchats, and resources 

Welcome to Simply Limitless

Simply Limitless provides Mental Wellbeing services for all in the Wyre Forest area (Kidderminster, Stourport-on-Severn, Bewdley plus several civil parishes and their districts). They help people to improve their mental health and support those who are the most vulnerable in the community.

CAMHS Hereford and Worcestershire

CAMHS provide mental health help to children, young people and their families across Herefordshire and Worcestershire.


YoungMinds aim to help you understand more about how you're feeling and find ways to feel better, or ways you can support someone who's struggling.


SHOUT is the UK's first and only free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope. Text 'SHOUT' to 85258 for children in mental health crisis.


YMCA Worcestershire is an independent Christian charity working to transform communities in Worcestershire.


ChatHealth is a free messaging service where you can speak to a qualified health professional in your area. Available 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday to Friday: 07507 331750.

Mentor Link

Mentor Link is dedicated to supporting vulnerable and distressed children and young people by providing them with a volunteer mentor.


NHS website offers information on conditions, symptoms and treatments, including what to do and when to get help. For further advice please call 111 or you local GP surgery. If you are in immediate danger and have a life - threatening condition please call 999.


ChildLine offer free advice and support to children who require it. You can call on 0800 1111 and speak to a member of the team or you can have a 1-2-1 chat with a counsellor online.

Child Mind Institute’s Family Resource Centre 

It offers hundreds of articles to help families support children who are struggling with mental health, behaviour or learning challenges. Now we’re excited to announce that this same essential information is coming to YouTube, delivered by our expert clinicians straight to your TV, laptop or mobile device.

You can find the first videos on the channel now and we’ll be posting new videos weekly on topics from behaviour and anxiety to screen time and parenting challenges. Visit our Child Mind Institute YouTube

If you happen to miss viewing any of the videos on YouTube, you can find them (and all future videos) on the Child Mind Institute Video Resources


TimeOut is delivered by a charity named Onside. Timeout is a 6 week course that focuses on creative techniques to inspire mindfulness and increase positive mental health.

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