You can find out about your local school nursing service at the Kensington and Chelsea family information service website
Local resources Kensington and Chelsea
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Kensington and Chelsea
If you think you or your child might need support with their emotional wellbeing and mental health you can speak to your school nurse, teacher, or GP about a CAMHS referral.
Referrals can be made directly to CAMHS by a professional working with your child
If you are worried about a child you can speak to the Kensington and Chelsea CAMHS team on 0203 317 3599
To find out more about Kensington and Chelsea CAMHS please visit their website
Resources for parents and young people
Free, confidential telephone and email helpline finding young people the best help whatever the problem. Provides free connections to local or national services, and can text information to callers’ mobile phones.
Childline is the UK’s free helpline for children and young people. It provides confidential telephone counselling service for any child with a problem. It comforts, advises and protects.
A free app designed by and for young people to give them instant access to confidential health and wellbeing information. It also helps young people to find the nearest NHS service and gives them information on their rights when using services.
On this NHS site you can view a range of phone apps, the search can be filtered for Mental Health. Some are free, but others are charged for.
General Mental Health information and support
- Young Minds (0808 802 5544)
- The Mix (0808 808 4994/ Crisis text line – can text THEMIX to 85258 11am -11pm)
- Royal College of Psychiatrists (Comprehensive information about mental health)
- Time to change
- Heads together
Addiction, drugs and alcohol
- www.talktofrank.com / 0800 77 66 00
- Suicide information via the NHS website
- Childline - 0800 11 11
- MIND - 0300 123 3393
- Samaritans - 116 123
- CALM - 0800 58 58 58
- PAPYRUS HOPELINEUK - call 0800 068 4141 (open 10am-10pm weekdays, 2pm-10pm weekends and bank holidays)
- Maytree - 020 7263 7070