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



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.

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The Hide Out

The Hide Out is a space for children and young people to understand domestic abuse and how to take positive actions. 

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Action for Children - Kernow Connect

June 2021 - Coming soon some new services to support Young People aged 11+

More information 

Need urgent help?

Childline 0800 1111.

Childline If you're under 19 you can confidentially call, email, or chat online about any problem big or small.

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

Young Minds Crisis Messenger Text YM to 85258 (24hour a day)

Samaritans 116123.

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. 

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