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St. Felix Catholic School

St. Felix
Catholic School

Mental Health Resources

If you or your child/young person need urgent crisis support contact the First Response helpline on 0808 196 3494, a 24/7 helpline for anyone of any age experiencing mental health difficulties.



If you're worried about a pupil, even if you're unsure, contact their professional counsellors for help, advice and support.

You can contact them 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by email or through the online reporting form. You can also call the Helpline Monday to Friday 8am-10pm or 9am-6pm at the weekends.

Call: 0808 800 5000




Free, confidential helpline or online/email chat available 24/7 for anyone under the age of 19.

Children and young people can contact Childline about anything - they are there to support them and help them find ways to cope.

Calls to Childine are free, can be made without credit and will not show on the phone bill.

Call: 0800 1111

Email: Sign up to send an email

Online chat


Education Support 

A free and confidential helpline available 24/7 to everyone working in education. You can speak to a British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy accredited counsellor for:

  • In the moment emotional support
  • Up to six sessions of telephone counselling
  • Information and signposting
  • Action plan coaching

Call: 08000 562 561

Text: 07909 341229


Online chat


YoungMinds Parents Helpline

A helpline that provides information and advice to parents/carers who are worried about a child or young person’s wellbeing/mental health.

The service is available 9.30am–4.00pm, Monday to Friday. 

Call: 0808 802 5544

Send a message

BBC Parents' Toolkit

Top tips, expert advice and fun activities to help you support your child's wellbeing and learning in a changing world. 


The Education Hub

A collection of resources for pupils, parents and school staff curated by the Department for Education



Children and Young People’s Emotional Wellbeing Hub

Anna Freud – National Centre for Children and Families


Talking about mental health – parents and carers – primary school

7 Ways to support young people who are worried (CBT based)

Child In Mind Podcasts - to help parents understand and manage child and family mental health problems.

Self-Care Strategies

Traumatic Bereavement Resources

Supporting Staff Wellbeing in Schools

What is Attachment? (EYFS)

Self-care top-tips for young parents and carers


Helping someone else

Mind Helplines