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Qwell

Support available includes articles, forums, peer support and anonymous mental health counselling from qualified counsellors (via online messaging/chats).

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The Hideout

The Hideout is a charity-supported website to help provide children and young people with information about domestic violence.

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Kidscape

Kidscape is a national charity which provides children, families, carers and professionals with advice, training and practical tools to prevent bullying and protect young lives.

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Anti-Bullying Alliance

Anti-Bullying Alliance is a national charity comprising a coalition of organisations and individuals that are united against bullying.

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Switchboard LGBT+

Switchboard LGBT+ provides a one-stop listening service for LGBT+ people on the phone, by email and through instant messaging.

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Mermaids

Mermaids helps gender-diverse kids, young people and their families.

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School Nurses

School Nurses support children and young people aged from 5 to 19 in the community, whether they attend school or not.

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Winston’s Wish

Winston’s Wish is a national childhood bereavement charity which provides practical and emotional support for children, young people and those who care for them after the death of a parent or sibling.

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Selfharm.co.uk

Selfharm.co.uk is a charity which supports young people aged 14-19 impacted by self-harm and provides information and a moderated discussion board where you can ask questions and get support

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National Self Harm Network

National Self Harm Network is a national charity offering support, advice and advocacy services to people affected by self-harm directly or in a care role.

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Harmless

Harmless is a sponsored organisation which provides a range of services about self-harm including support, information to people who self-harm, their friends and families.

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Gloucestershire Self Harm Helpline

Gloucestershire Self Harm Helpline is a safe, supportive, non-judgmental and informative service for people who self-harm as well as their friends, families and carers.

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Stay Alive App

Stay Alive App is a free suicide prevention resource for the UK, from charity Grassroots Suicide Prevention.

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YoungMinds

YoungMinds Is a national charity for children and young people who need mental health support.

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Childline

Childline is a national free, private and confidential service for children and young people under the age of 19 where you can talk about anything big or small with trained counsellors.

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ChatHealth

ChatHealth offers support to young people aged between 11 – 19 with questions relating to a wide range of health and wellbeing issues

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Tic+

Tic+ is a Gloucestershire-based charity which provides confidential counselling, support and care for young people and their families.

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Kooth

Kooth is an anonymous online mental wellbeing platform available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week provided by Gloucestershire County Council for young people aged 11 to 18 living in Gloucestershire experiencing issues with their emotional wellbeing, such as anxiety, low...

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National Listings

Qwell

Support available includes articles, forums, peer support and anonymous mental health counselling from qualified counsellors (via online messaging/chats).

read more

The Hideout

The Hideout is a charity-supported website to help provide children and young people with information about domestic violence.

read more

Kidscape

Kidscape is a national charity which provides children, families, carers and professionals with advice, training and practical tools to prevent bullying and protect young lives.

read more

Anti-Bullying Alliance

Anti-Bullying Alliance is a national charity comprising a coalition of organisations and individuals that are united against bullying.

read more

Switchboard LGBT+

Switchboard LGBT+ provides a one-stop listening service for LGBT+ people on the phone, by email and through instant messaging.

read more

Mermaids

Mermaids helps gender-diverse kids, young people and their families.

read more

School Nurses

School Nurses support children and young people aged from 5 to 19 in the community, whether they attend school or not.

read more

Winston’s Wish

Winston’s Wish is a national childhood bereavement charity which provides practical and emotional support for children, young people and those who care for them after the death of a parent or sibling.

read more

Selfharm.co.uk

Selfharm.co.uk is a charity which supports young people aged 14-19 impacted by self-harm and provides information and a moderated discussion board where you can ask questions and get support

read more

National Self Harm Network

National Self Harm Network is a national charity offering support, advice and advocacy services to people affected by self-harm directly or in a care role.

read more

Harmless

Harmless is a sponsored organisation which provides a range of services about self-harm including support, information to people who self-harm, their friends and families.

read more

Gloucestershire Self Harm Helpline

Gloucestershire Self Harm Helpline is a safe, supportive, non-judgmental and informative service for people who self-harm as well as their friends, families and carers.

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Stay Alive App

Stay Alive App is a free suicide prevention resource for the UK, from charity Grassroots Suicide Prevention.

read more

YoungMinds

YoungMinds Is a national charity for children and young people who need mental health support.

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Childline

Childline is a national free, private and confidential service for children and young people under the age of 19 where you can talk about anything big or small with trained counsellors.

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ChatHealth

ChatHealth offers support to young people aged between 11 – 19 with questions relating to a wide range of health and wellbeing issues

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Tic+

Tic+ is a Gloucestershire-based charity which provides confidential counselling, support and care for young people and their families.

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Kooth

Kooth is an anonymous online mental wellbeing platform available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week provided by Gloucestershire County Council for young people aged 11 to 18 living in Gloucestershire experiencing issues with their emotional wellbeing, such as anxiety, low...

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It can be hard to know where to turn when we’re struggling with our mental health but support is available, from NHS and council-commissioned services to local and national charities. Many services are free, confidential, and you can access them yourself without a referral from a professional.

Support for carers

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Support for children, young people and families

There is a wide range of support for children, young people and families in the county.

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Support for older age groups

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Support for ethnic minorities

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Support for LGBTQ+ communities

Getting help with issues you're struggling to deal with on your own is one of the most important things you can do

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Support for veterans

If you think you or your partner may be experiencing mental health difficulties, you can get expert help

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The past year has been a particularly challenging time for everyone but whatever you’re worried about, please reach out for support – help is available

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