See information here
Updated 17th March 2020
In the event of college working remotely due to the Coronavirus, the Counselling and Mental Health service will also need to suspend face to face appointments. All current clients will be contacted and given advice and guidance on accessing external support and self help strategies until college re opens
www.kooth.com Free, safe and anonymous online Counselling and chat support - Chat to Counsellors, read articles, join live moderated forums
The Hub of Hope - is a first of its kind, national mental health database which brings together organisations and charities, large and small, from across the country who offer mental health advice and support, together in one place.
SHOUT : https://chasingthestigma.co.uk/news/text-hope-for-24-hour-crisis-support/ - Chasing the Stigma Crisis Messenger service, a 24/7 text messaging service to provide support and help to those most in need.
Runaway Helpline (http://runawayhelpline.org.uk) - For those young people who are thinking about running away, the Runaway Helpline offers free, confidential, 24/7 support to young people at any stage of running away; before they go, while they’re away, and even when they’re back home.
Free advice and support provided for employers and for apprentices who are feeling low, upset and struggling to keep up with their apprenticeship. It is confidential and run by fully trained professionals with expertise in mental health.
- Physical Emergency
If the situation is an emergency, for example a risk to someone's physical safety, call any member of staff and ask them to ring extension 444, which is the way to call a first aider. The first aider will then make an assessment about whether external emergency services need to be called.
- Worries or difficulties of any kind, at any time during the day
If you need to speak to someone in an emergency outside working hours
- Please access your G.P. or attend A&E who will be able to assess and advise.
The Samaritans www.samaritans.org provide a 24-hour helpline for people in distress and despair 116 123
York Samaritans are based at 89 Nunnery Lane, York - 01904 655888 (phone for details about visiting times). This map will help you find them. www.samaritans.org/branches/york-samaritans
HOPElineUK www.papyrus-uk.org has a specialist helpline which helps young people (35 years and under) deal with suicidal thoughts and supports those worried about others . Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, hope line is not currently open.