Here are some useful links to helplines and people that can support you during this time
Childline: You can sign up for an account with Childline to email or chat 1-1 with a counsellor 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Telephone: 0800 008 6879
Cruise Bereavement UK: Offers support to families and young people affected by bereavement
Telephone: 0800 02 888 40
Cruse: Offers support to anyone who has been bereaved. Also offers face to face local support
Telephone: 0808 808 1677 (Freephone). Monday & Friday 9.30am – 5 pm, Tuesday – Thursday 9.30am – 8pm
Dewis Cymru: Information about well-being in Wales, and information about local organisations and services that can help.
GP: If you need to contact your GP out of hours, you can ring your GP surgery and they will have another number to call to see a GP immediately, or contact your local accident and emergency department if necessary.
Hope Support: Offers online support via Facebook or Skype to young people aged 11+ when a close family member is diagnosed with a terminal illness.
Meic: Information, advice and advocacy for children and young people.
Mind: Offers support on a range of mental health issues.
Telephone: 0300123 3393 Mon – Fri 9am – 6pm
MindHub: This hub has been created by young people for young people, it provides information and links to services in relation to emotional health and wellbeing.
Papyrus: An organisation set up for the prevention of young suicide, and offers support to young people.
Telephone: 0800 068 41 41
Samaritans: An organisation that provides confidential emotional support.
Telephone: 116 123 24 hours, 7 days/week
TESS: Text and email support for girls and young women up to 24 years old affected by self-harm.
Text: 0780 047 2908
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