Mental health and wellbeing support for young people in Walsall 

Kooth provide online mental health and wellbeing support to young people aged 11-25 years (up to their 26th birthday) in Walsall via any internet-accessible device. Any young person can sign up to Kooth at Kooth.com and create their own account.

You will be signposted to a safe environment where information, advice and guidance are accessible through age-appropriate articles and forums, in an aim to reduce some of your anxieties surrounding COVID-19 and anything else that may be impacting on your wellbeing.

Sign up now to find out more.

Black Country 24-7 support line for adults, older adults, and children and young people requiring urgent mental health support during COVID-19

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is pleased to announce the launch of a 24-7 support line for adults, older adults, and children and young people requiring urgent mental health support during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Self Help Resources

You can access a variety of self help resources with information to help you with anxiety, stress, abuse, and others. Each of the leaflets can be viewed easily on your mobile device via the apps available for iPad, iPhone, and Android.

British Sign Language (BSL) Videos and Easy Read

Each of the self-help leaflets have a BSL video you can watch.

There are also easy read versions of the leaflets that you can print.

NHS Moodzone (Mental Health Helplines)

Visit the NHS Moodzone for tips and advice to boost mental health, for self-help and treatments, other people’s stories, and advice if you need urgent mental health help now.

You can also find a list of mental health helplines, if you need support with anxiety, eating disorders, learning disabilities, abuse, and others.

Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

“Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust aims to deliver flexible, high quality, evidence based services to enable people to achieve recovery.”

They provide a wide range of integrated mental health services to children, adults and older people across the communities of Dudley and Walsall.

You can also self-refer to Walsall Talking Therapies, please click here for more information and to self-refer to the service.

Website: www.dwmh.nhs.uk

Mind

Mind is a charity that provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem.

If you require support you can ring 0300 123 3393 or text 86463

If you require urgent support, please visit their website and click the yellow “I need urgent help” button at the top of the page.

Website: https://www.mind.org.uk/