There are local and national groups available to support you and your family when those tricky moments
In Devon, the early help system is made up of different agencies working together to enable families to manage their own dilemmas and solve their own problems, making whatever changes are necessary to secure the well-being of their children.
They provide an anonymous and confidential service using a mix of counselling, support and advice on a drop in, out of hours and structured sessions.
The website itself contains the following:
- Message forums – get support from other young people
- Self help tools
- Messaging – online instant messaging service with a Kooth worker
- Online magazine – read articles written by others and contribute yourself!
- Games, blogs and more…
- Eating disorders
- General health
Their aim is to improve access to direct support for young people.
Another key aim is to provide DCC school staff with regular access to psycho-education in various forms, including mental health consultation, clinical supervision and training.
Call them free on 0800 1111 or get in touch online. However you choose to contact us, you’re in control. It’s confidential and you don’t have to give your name if you don’t want to.