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Useful Links

Some useful links on where to go for support:


Local Support

  • North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Trust 24/7 Crisis Line - free to call from mobile and landlines (the service is available for all ages incl. Children and Young People)
    • 0800 051 1508  for people living in Halton, Knowsley, St Helens and Warrington
    • 0800 051 3253 for people living in Wigan
  • Think Wellbeing St Helens counselling, CBT and stress and anxiety management
  • Qwell is a free online emotional wellbeing and mental health support for adults age 26 and above. The service is available seven days a week, 365 days a year, with counsellors online from 12 noon to 10pm Monday to Friday and 6pm to 10pm at weekends
  • Oktoaskcampaign suicide is preventable.
  • Chrysalis Centre for Change women's mental health and domestic abuse support
  • Change Grow Live Integrated Recovery Service – St Helens (drugs and alcohol related support)


  • Kind to your mind
  • St Helens Citizens AdviceGeneral and coronavirus related advice for benefits, work, debt & money, consumer, housing, family, law & courts, immigration and health.
  • Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS) St Helens
  • Listening Ear – someone to talk to
    • Amparo support following a suicide
    • Butterflies for those affected by bereavement and loss (such as divorce or family separation)
    • Vida occupational health counselling
    • Diamond domestic abuse emotional support
    • Titanium for children and their care
    • FAB friendship after bereavement

National Support

Support for children and young people

  • St Helens Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) 
  • BOSS free, safe and confidential website for 11-19 year old young people in St Helens
  • Childline  
  • Youngminds help for parents Support for Parent
  • MindEd free educational resources for adults about CYP mental health
  • kooth  is a free, safe, anonymous online mental health community for young people
  • FRANK  Honest information about drugs
  • ISMA Top tips for teens
  • GrowYourHappypadlet Created by Young People for Young People, the #GrowYourHappy padlet is an easy to read and navigate, fun, pressure-free online space with swipeable resources, support services and mood-boosting content. 
  • Young Minds support and empowerment for children and young people
  • Young Minds Crisis Messenger: text YM to 85258. FREE and CONFIDENTIAL to EE, O2, Three and Vodafone. These include BT Mobile, Tesco Mobile, Virgin Mobile, iD Mobile, Sky, Telecom Plus, Lebara and  GiffGaff
  • HOPELINEUK If you are a young person (under 35) at risk of suicide or are worried about a young person at risk of suicide run by Papyrus