Support Services for Students
Services to support students health and wellbeing continue to operate (as listed below).
School Nurse Services (Chat Health): ChatHealth, a confidential text messaging service that enables children and young people (11 year olds plus) to contact their local Public Health nursing (school nursing) team and is available on 07480 635486
Kooth: Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people (11-19 years plus) available at all times www.kooth.com and includes accessing online counselling support (Monday – Friday: noon – 10pm, Saturday – Sunday 6pm – 10pm)
Beam Drop in-service (anyone under 19): All face-to-face services have been cancelled; updates will be placed on Twitter @beamsandwell
Health For Teens Website: For general health advice https://www.healthforteens.co.uk/
DECCA: Sandwell Drug and Alcohol Services are still available as and when needed. Please phone 0121 5692201 or email email@example.com
Brook (Sexual Health Support: 11 years old plus): Are contacting young people directly to discuss the appropriate mode of support for their personal circumstance.
Childline: Website is operating https://www.childline.org.uk/ and the counselling service is still available; please call 0800 1111
Papyrus (Youth Suicide Prevention charity): Still operating. Please call 0800 0684141 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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