Helplines and Support Services
Mental Health Services
Action for Children
Provides advice for parents including a 1:1 live chat, or you can request a call back.
Charity supporting young people and their families.
03444 775 774 (helpline)
07537 416 905 (text)
Advice and support for individuals experiencing anxiety.
0808 801 0711 (youthline)
0808 801 0811 (studentline)
A helpline for school aged children suffering from eating disorders.
0808 800 2222
A helpline that provides advice and support for children affected by bullying.
Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)
0800 58 58 58 (UK helpline)
A helpline to provide support, to listen, and provide advice for men at risk of suicide.
A 24-hour support helpline for children in the UK.
Child Exploitation and Online Protection
A service that provides help to young people experiencing exploitation online and provides a place online to report what is happening.
0808 808 1677
Provides a support helpline for young people who are suffering from a bereavement.
Me and My Mind
An NHS service that provides support for young people who may be struggling with experiences they do not understand, such as hearing voices, unusual thoughts and beliefs and feeling disconnected.
National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)
0800 800 5000
0800 111 (18 or under – Childline number)
Support for children and anyone worried about a child.
0330 606 1174
A charity which provides support for sufferers of panic attacks and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) . It has a specific youth hub on its website that provides support for young people.
0800 068 41 41
07786 209697 (text)
A support service that confidential help for under-35’s at risk of suicide and others who are concerned about them.
Rethink Mental Illness
Provides support and help for sufferers or mental health issues and works with local support groups.
116 123 (freephone)
0330 094 5717
The nearest Samaritan centres to Delyn; include Chester and District Samaritans, and Rhyl Samaritans – both of which offer face to face advice.
Alternatively, you can email: firstname.lastname@example.org as writing down your feelings can sometimes help.
If you do not have access to the internet or telephone, you can write a letter to the following address: Chris, Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJ, PO Box 9090, Stirling FK8 2SA
Time to Change
A national campaign to help end stigma against people with mental health problems in England and Wales.
0808 802 5544 (Helpline for Parents)
85258 (crisis messenger service, text YM)
A support service that aims to provide information and help for both parents and young people.
0800 050 2020
Information and support for all young lesbian, gay, bi and trans people.
Support for housing issues
0808 800 0661
Provides advice, housing and support for young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in England.
A charity which aims to help young people by providing free and independent housing advice.
Support for those affected by abuse or crime
0808 200 0247
A helpline for young people who are affected by domestic violence
0808 800 5007
A helpline that aims to provide support for young people who have been through sexual abuse and rape.
0808 168 9111
A helpline and advice service for people who have experienced trauma and/or been affected by a crime.
Welsh Women’s Aid
0808 80 10 800
Information and support for women and also children who have experienced domestic abuse.
Includes a live chat service, an email service, and a forum.
Support for people with learning disabilities and their families and carers
Chester and North Wales Dyslexia Association
01829 742 997
Help and support through trained personnel who can attend school meetings with Parents and help them to establish the needs of their children.
IPSEA Independent Parental Special Education Advice
A registered charity that offers free and independent legally based information, advice and support for young people and children with special educational needs and disabilities, as well as for their parents and carers.
0808 808 1111
A support service for people with a learning disability, as well as information and advice for families and carers.
A carer support service for people in Flintshire.
Support for Relationships
0300 003 0396
A helpline which provides advice and support regarding relationships, including an anonymous live chat and telephone counselling.
Other support lines
0300 123 6600
Provides confidential advice and information about the impact of drugs and the law.
An app provided by the NHS that provides confidential health support, information and advice for 16-25-year olds.