In a mental health emergency call 0800 0516 171 for your local crisis service. This is a freephone crisis line for those in mental distress. The number is for people of all ages including those with learning disabilities and/or autism.
You can also find out more information on the crisis and liaison service for children and young people webpage or for general information from the NHS visit the what to do in a mental health crisis webpage.
There are many services in Durham that provide support to children and young people who may be concerned about their mental or emotional health – click here to get a list of mental health services in Durham (and when it opens you can click on their website address to get more information).
Advice and practical support across all aspects of family life
Website: One Point Service
T. 03000 2 6 1 1 1 1
Education & SEND Support
Health and wellbeing support for LGBT young people aged 15-24 years
T. 01325 7 3 1 1 6 0
Investing in Children
A children’s rights organisation, creating spaces to be heard
Rollercoaster Parent Support
Helping parents to support children with mental health issues
T. 07415 380 040