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Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Children & Young People Mental Health Support

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EARLY INTERVENTION

  • The Cambridgeshire Early Help Hub provides a single telephone line, operating during office hours, providing advice and information for professionals about local services. They can offer guidance about accessing services, and signpost to self-help resources. Contact the team on: 01480 376 666 or early.helphub@cambridgeshire.gcsx.gov.uk (open 9am – 5.20pm Monday to Thursday, Friday 9am -4:20pm).

  • The Peterborough Early Help Service provides a dedicated Early Help telephone line, operating during office hours, providing advice and information for professionals about local services. They can offer guidance about accessing services, and signpost to self-help resources. Contact the service on the Peterborough Early Help helpline number on: 01733 863649 or email earlyhelp@peterborough.gov.uk (open 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday).

  • Young people can be referred to pages on this website How can I help myself?Mental Health Apps, Local support and National support.
  • Shelf Help - Books on prescription for young people. Books are aimed at 13-18 years old and the scheme is available in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Libraires. Topics include anxiety, stress and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), and difficult experiences like bullying and exams. A similar service, called 'books on prescription' is already available for adults. Recommended books. GP Referral form
  • childline  Offers advice and support on a variety of topics Phone: 0800 1111, online: https://www.childline.org.uk/
  •  samaritans Offer confidential support by trained volunteers that are available all day, every day. Phone: 116 123. They also have specific information for parents and carers about how to help their child if they find out that they are struggling. 
  •  MIND Stop Suicide Has information on what to do if you are feeling suicidal or you if you are worried about someone
  • CALM - The Campaign Against Living Miserably aims to prevent male suicide in the UK. Click here for their helpline.
  •  CAMEO A local service that provides specialist assessment, care and support to young people experiencing a first episode of psychosis. GP or self referral. Phone: 01223 884360 or 01733 318102.

In addition young people may benefit from being referred to the Keep Your Head webiste in particular they may find the following pages helpful: Bullying, Stress and Sleep.

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