If you are feeling low in mood it may be advisable to book an appointment and speak to a GP.
Particularly if it is effecting you sleep, appetite or concentration. Other signs of depression may be a decrease in energy levels or a lack of enjoyment. Please book a GP appointment if you develop thoughts of self harm.
COVID-19: guidance on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing
Leaflets dealing with various Mental Health issues (ranging from Anxiety and Depression, to anger) can be found by clicking the link here.
Psychological Wellbeing Service (IAPT)- Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS foundation trust run service. You are able to self refer for talking/counselling therapies.
Keep your head, is a useful new website aimed at younger people. It has lots of information to deal with day to day issues from exam stress, relationships, bullying and more.
Take a look- https://www.keep-your-head.com/
Mental health Crisis.
A new 24/7 crisis mental health service was launched. By calling 111 and selecting option 2, anyone of any age, living in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough can self-refer to these services. Watch our short animation here for more information.
You may also find the Samaritans (see below) helpful as a 24/7 service.
Other useful links include:
The CogWheel Trust- a charity offering counselling services
47-51 Norfolk Street, Cambridge, CB1 2LD.
Tel: 01223 464385
Centre 33- Counselling and Information services aimed at 16-25 year olds
33 Clarendon Street, Cambridge, CB1 1JX
Tel: 01223 316488
CRUSE- Bereavement services
Victoria road (community college), Cambridge, CB4 3DZ
Tel: 01223 633536
Samaritans- for emergencies
4 Emmanuel Road, Cambridge, CB1 1JW
Tel: 116 123- 24 hours a day- Freecall from landlines and mobiles
Domestic Violence Help line
0808 2000 247
Looking after your Mental Health in the Covid 19 era
Every Mind Matters- staying at home tips
MindUK- Mental health advice
5 steps to Mental Well being