Further Help

Some additional services that may be useful. 

Providing free, confidential support to people experiencing issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health. Learn more here.

Are you, or is a young person you know, not coping with life? For confidential suicide prevention advice contact Papyrus here. Or if you would like to gain some training to keep the people around you safe from suicide… Papyrus also offers that!

YES Project, offering information & advice to the most vulnerable young people within the community (aged 16-25) on issues such as debt management, housing & homelessness. Learn more here.

BullyBusters can help and support children, young people, parents or professionals who are having difficulties dealing with bullying. Call their confidential free hotline using this number 0800 1696928  Or click here to find out more.

Providing mental health support to young people age 11-24 in Knowsley through 1-1 support, group support, workshops and more. Find out more here

Liverpool partnership of providers specialising in children & young people’s mental health. The Liverpool CAMHS team aims to support the mental health, emotional and wellbeing of all children, young people and their families/carers. Find out more here 

Whether you want to understand more about how you’re feeling and find ways to feel better, or you want to support someone who’s struggling, young minds  can help. Find out more here 

A digital platform that offers a place to go to for those who are struggling, and makes it easy to find routes to help, by using your phone’s location to locate the nearest service available to you, as well as national organisations.                                  Learn more here.

Supports anyone who has been sexually abused or raped, or who has been affected by sexual violence at any time in their lives. Offering emotional support, counselling, advocacy and other services to help survivors. Learn more here or call the helpline on 0151 666 1392.

YPAS provide mental health and emotional wellbeing services for Merseyside’s children, young people (aged 5-25 years old) and families. They offer a multitude of wellbeing and therapeutic services, ranging from individual support to open access groups. Find out more here

Become offer support to children in care and young care leavers, aiming to provide them with the support and advice they need to unleash their full potential. As well as having an advice line, they also offer ongoing coaching, provide help during stressful situations and provide a friendly space for care-experienced young people to meet. Find out more here

Information, support and signposting service for young people under 25 on sexual health. Learn more here.

Young people can get in touch with Childline either on the phone, via email or through online chat, to speak to a volunteer Childline counsellor who’s there to listen. Childline counsellors are trained to make young people feel heard, empower them to make positive changes, and safeguard them against abuse or neglect. Find out more here 

Provides information, advice, advocacy and legal representation to young people up to 25 through a network of advocates through England and Wales.
Learn more here, email help@nyas.net or call 0808 808 1001

They are there if you are thinking about running away, if you have already run away, or if you have been away and come back. You can also contact the Helpline if you are worried that someone else is going to run away or if they are being treated badly or abused. You can call or text for free, 24 hours a day. It is all confidential. Learn more here or call 116 000 

Samaritans aim to provide emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope or at risk of suicide through their hotline. Call 116 123 or click here to find out more 

Offers confidential emotional support to children, young adults and adults by telephone, email and post.  They keep details of counsellors, agencies and support groups throughout the UK.
Learn more here or call 01708 765 200

GYRO offers age appropriate youth groups for children and young people aged 11-25 years old, who are exploring sexuality or gender identity, or identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or (+) another part of the rainbow family. For more information and to find out how to get involved click here

The Foundation offers personal support to individuals and families experiencing racism and hate crime. Click here for more information

specialises in reducing infections and promoting sexual wellbeing for all ages and genders within the local community. If you need support please contact them directly here – https://www.sexualhealthsthelens.nhs.uk

St Helens Young People’s Drug and Alcohol Team (YPDAAT), provide young people and their families in St Helens with a range of interventions to help them to make informed choices around drug and alcohol use in order to achieve their full potential, to get support and learn more about the YPDAAT please click here – https://yaz.sthelens.gov.uk/main-sections/drugs-alcohol/