If you feel you need further support to get you feeling better sooner, these services may be able to help:

  • Early Help
  • Services for families to help them to do well, stay safe and resolve problems at the earliest possible opportunity.
  • Youth Hubs
  • These are places for young people to come meet friends, hang out, with lots of things going on. You can also drop in and meet with local advisers and get specialist support.
  • Special educational needs and disability (SEND local offer)
  • Find out more about the special educational needs and disability offer in Kent.
  • School Public Health Service
  • They support the general health and wellbeing of children, young people and their families to support children to get the best start in life. Its Adolescent Health and Emotional Wellbeing Service offers health assessments, a range of support for physical and mental health, plus referral to specialist services when needed.
  • Children and Young People’s Mental Health Service (NELFT)
  • They provide emotional wellbeing and mental health advice and support for young people and their families.
  • Online support, forums, resources and counselling
  • Young people can read articles written by young people, join live moderated Forums and in HeadStart areas young people can chat confidentially to friendly counsellors. In all other Kent districts, if you can’t find what you are looking for here or you feel that your needs would be better met following a chat with someone who can advise you on your circumstances, you can contact the Single Point of Access (SPA). The SPA can offer consultation with a specialist in emotional health that can advise on the most appropriate response to your needs. Please contact the Kent single point of access (SPA): 0300 123 4496
  • Childline
  • Young people can get information, advice, tips, ideas and inspiration and access them when they need to and at their own pace.
  • LGBTQ+ - BeYou project ran by Porchlight
  • The BeYou project connects young people in Kent who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or unsure of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity. They offer a safe, welcoming and non-judgemental space where young LGBTQ+ people can meet to socialise, have fun and help each other.
  • Young Minds
  • They exist so that young people have the strongest possible voice in improving their mental health. They organise a range of projects across the county promoting good mental health
  • Youth Wellbeing Directory
  • Whether you're a young person, looking for help for yourself or someone you know, or whether you're a teacher trying to help a student find support, the Youth Wellbeing Directory provides a list of local and national organisations for anyone up to the age of 25, along with important information you may find helpful.