Get help and information
You can help and support from a number of organisations in Cornwall, like Kooth and Young People Cornwall. There are also some really good national sites, like Childline, and help that's available if you are in crisis and need urgent help.
Advice and information in Cornwall
Your Way - app
check out the brand new FREE Your Way app.
find support and services and clubs near you, plus usefuful websites, FAQs and more...
Download from Google Play and the App Store - search Your Way Cornwall
Drop-in support hubs
A safe place for C&YP who are feeling down and/or struggling with their emotions (click on the picture to see a bigger poster
Kooth is a FREE, anonymous, confidential, safe, online wellbeing service, offering counselling, information, and forums for children and young people.
Click on the picture to see their guide to joining / getting in touch with Kooth
Mind Your Way
information about mental health and mental health problems,
how to look after your mental health and promote wellbeing,
how to get help and what services are available locally, and
hear from other young people sharing their experiences.
Click on their logo below to head over to their site.
The Hide Out
The Hide Out is a space for children and young people to understand domestic abuse and how to take positive actions.
Action for Children - Kernow Connect
June 2021 - Coming soon some new services to support Young People aged 11+
Need urgent help?
Childline 0800 1111.
You can also sign up for a childline account on their website, so you can message a counsellor anytime without using your email address
Young Minds Crisis Messenger Text YM to 85258 (24hour a day)
If you're in distress and need support, you can ring Samaritans for free at any time of the day or night on 116123.
You can email them too, but they say that it will take longer to respond.
Keep this information handy
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Have a look at our Wellbeing and Resilience Action Plan. You can make your own One Minute Safety Plan with simple tips and ideas for staying, coping with tricky situations and to remind yourself about your support networks.