Looking After Yourself During the Holidays
Posted to the Noticeboard on December 12, 2022
If you need someone to talk to during the holiday period, have a look at the list below:
- Samaritans: Telephone 116 123
- Kooth: Provides Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people.
- Childline: Get help and advice about a wide range of issues, call us on 0800 1111, talk to a counsellor online, send Childline an email or post on the message boards.
- SHOUT: The UK’s first 24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope. Text ‘SHOUT’ to 85258
- Night OWLS: Available 8pm–8am every day for children, young people, parents and carers across West Yorkshire. Call us on: Freephone 0800 1488 244 Text us on: 07984 392700 or talk online on the website.
- Children and Adolescents Mental Health Service (CAMHS) and REACH Team: Telephone 1977 735865
- Turning Point Talking Therapies: Provide support for anyone over 16 living in Wakefield District.
- Stripes Youth Group: For all LGBTQ+ young people aged 13-19. Meeting every Tuesday evening from 6.30pm-9.00pm in a central Wakefield location. Telephone 01924 302665 or email email@example.com
- Wakefield Safe Space: Provides support for anyone in crisis (16+). Phone, Zoom and Face to face support. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 6pm-12am- Caduceus House, WF1 4JZ
Phone: 07776 962815
- Social Care Direct: Telephone 0345 850 3503
DIAL 999 OR GO TO A&E IF YOU NEED URGENT MEDICAL ATTENTION
Need to visit a Warm Space? There are places in your local community where people can gather for free in a warm, safe, welcoming place and enjoy a hot drink or food and some company.
Christmas | Childline– “Christmas can be an exciting time when people get together to celebrate. But it can also be a difficult time. If you’re feeling lonely, worried or stressed, we’ve got tips and advice that can help you”I’m Under 13 I’m Over 13
Things to do over the holidays:
Have a go at some Weekly Challenges, you can even submit your designs to be featured in the online galleries! I’m Under 13 I’m Over 13