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Young Minds

0808 802 5544 (Text YM to 85258.)


Young Minds provides young people with tools to look after their mental health. They also support parents and professionals who work with young people to help support the young people. Young minds provide support with anxiety, loneliness, panic attacks, abuse or assault, depression or low mood, self-harm, bullying, suicidal thoughts and relationship issues.

YoungMinds Textline offers you free, 24/7 text messaging support wherever you are in the UK. If you need someone to talk to about how you’re feeling, text YM to 85258.

Young minds provide advice and emotional support to parents who can call on 0808 802 5544. They arrange a fifty minute telephone consultation with a mental health professional within 7 days. The Helpline is open 9:30am to 4pm from Monday to Friday. There is also a webchat service, where the conversation lasts for 10 minutes and is open 9:30am to 4pm from Monday to Friday. You can also submit an email request to receive advice within 3 to 5 days and is open 9:30am to 4pm from Monday to Friday and over the weekend.


Regular Opening hours:

  • Monday 9:30am - 4:00pm
  • Tuesday 9:30am - 4:00pm
  • Wednesday 9:30am - 4:00pm
  • Thursday 9:30am - 4:00pm
  • Friday 9:30am - 4:00pm
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