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A CAMHS duty worker is available for consultation to young people and professionals on 0203 513 3800 (Monday to Fridays between 9 am and 5 pm).
- Young people are advised to follow any personalised safety plan which has been created with their care coordinator.
- Monday to Friday 5pm – 11pm and On Weekends and Bank Holidays 9am – 11pm, young people can contact the SLP CAMHS crisis line Telephone: 0203 228 5980.
- If young people need advice outside of those hour’s we recommend contacting the dedicated SWLSTG Mental Health Support Line on 0800 028 8000 or NHS 111.
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Young people/ Families should NOT attend A&E unless they require urgent / emergency medical attention. If young people are considering the need to attend A&E for mental health reasons, they should call us on the above crisis numbers in the first instance.
- Sutton’s multi-agency safeguarding hub can be contacted on 0208 770 6001.
- The Sutton Domestic Abuse One Stop Shop will be closed for drop-in sessions, however, for support you can contact Transform on 0208 092 7569 or email email@example.com
- You can find updates about domestic abuse services on the Not Alone in Sutton (https://notaloneinsutton.org.uk)and the Transform Sutton website (https://www.cranstoun.org/services/domestic-abuse/transform-sutton
Professionals I can contact when I am struggling or feeling unsafe:
- CAMHS Duty Clinician: 0203 513 3800 (Monday to Fridays between 9 am and 5 pm).
- CAMHS Crisis Line: 0203 228 5980
- Samaritans (Freephone): 116 123
- ChildLine (Free and confidential 24-hour helpline): 0800 1111 or visit www.childline.org.uk
- Young Minds free parent helpline: 0808 802 5544 or visit www.youngminds.org.uk.
- Papyrus HOPEline: 0800 068 41 41
If I still feel unwell / feel unsafe / suicidal I will visit the A&E department or call 999
- My CAMHS Choices contains video FAQs about CAMHS services answered by young people and CAMHS professionals. http://mycamhschoices.org/
- Young Minds offers information for children and young people, parents and professionals about CAMHS, how to look after yourself and what to do if you’re worried about a young person. Also includes a CAMHS glossary and who’s who in CAMHS. http://www.youngminds.org.uk/
- AnxietyBC Youth offers information and advice for young people on anxiety and videos of young people’s experiences with facing their fears. http://youth.anxietybc.com
- Understanding Childhood offers information for parents and professionals about children’s development, including advice on how to deal with parental separation and bereavement. http://www.understandingchildhood.net/
- My Mind - The Box contains lots of different activities and tools to use at home to set yourself challenges, help yourself wind down and figure out who to talk to. http://mymind.org.uk/thebox
- Head Meds offers honest and easy to understand information about medication used to treat different mental health conditions. http://www.headmeds.org.uk/
- The Seven Apps and Websites are new apps and websites to support young people with mental health difficulties.
- Time to Change offers information and advice for young people and parents about mental health and how to support someone who is struggling.http://www.time-to-change.org.uk
- B-eat offers information about eating disorders, recovery stories and how to get help. http://www.b-eat.co.uk/
- Self-harm: parents' experiences features videos of parents and other family members talking about their personal experiences of young people self-harming. http://www.healthtalk.org/peoples-experiences/mental-health/self-harm-parents-experiences/topics