COVID-19 - Mental health support for young people or parents of young people

Posted on: 01 Apr 2020

Mental health and wellbeing - if you need immediate help, call 999

We have developed a list of the organisations and resources that may be of help to support young people with their mental health and wellbeing during this difficult time




Kooth offers free, safe and anonymous online support for young people



Young Minds

Young Minds has some excellent resources and advice about emotional wellbeing for young people. This includes guidance on talking to your child about coronavirus.




Qwell offers free online emotional wellbeing support for parents and carers of young people.




Papyrus provide confidential support and advice to young people struggling with thoughts of suicide, and anyone worried about a young person.

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Tenth DDN service user conference

One Life, mixed stark reflections on drug-related deaths & budget cuts with powerful exhortations to make sure the service user voice was properly heard.

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Growing Recovery in Derbyshire

The Growing Recovery in Derbyshire (GRID) website is designed to be a Drug and Alcohol Recovery Services gateway allowing anyone to find up to date information on drug and alcohol treatment services, recovery opportunities, mental health support and other useful services throughout Derbyshire.

We hope you find the information here interesting and useful as you travel along your own road to recovery.