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YOUNG

PEOPLE

ADVICE & SUPPORT

Childline

Call 0800 1111

https://www.childline.org.uk/

Under 18? If you’re feeling anxious, depressed or need support for a variety of reasons, get in touch. Children and young people can get support from Childline if they're worried about or have experienced FGM. Childline has lots of helpful advice on FGM, including how to get help and fears about speaking up. Calls to 0800 1111 are free and confidential. Children can also contact Childline online.

YoungMinds

Text 85258

https://www.youngminds.org.uk/

Text the YoungMinds Crisis Messenger, for free 24/7 support across the UK if you are experiencing a mental health crisis. If you need urgent help text YM to 85258. All texts are answered by trained volunteers, with support from experienced clinical supervisors. Texts are free from EE, O2, Vodafone, 3, Virgin Mobile, BT Mobile, GiffGaff, Tesco Mobile and Telecom Plus.

NSPCC

Call 0808 800 5000

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/

Call the NSPCC to report domestic or sexual child abuse between 10am or 4pm on weekdays or 10am and 2pm on weekends. If you are a child in need of immediate help, call Childline on 0800 1111.

Frank

Call 0300 123 6600/Text 82111

https://www.talktofrank.com

Talk to Frank to get free, confidential information and support on drug abuse. Lines are open 24/7 and operators have interpreters covering 120 languages. General information and guidance can be found on their website.

Crisis can support with homelessness in Brent, providing support in-person with accommodation, employment, health and enrichment.