Online services for children and young people

The following websites give support and advice to help with children and young people's mental wellbeing:

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Healthy Minds
The Healthy Minds Wellbeing Assistant offers tailored suggestions on services and self-help apps based on how you are feeling, so you can find what you need, when you need it - quickly and easily.

​​​​​​​Bradford Youth Service
We provide things to do, someone to talk to and places for young people to go.

Young Minds
Mental health support for both young people and parents.

Inspired Neighbourhoods Mental Health Service
Offering young people aged 7-17 years mental health support.

Web based confidential support service for young people aged 11-18 years.

Shaping Spaces
Wellbeing project for young people aged 16-25 years who are not in education, employment or training, spending time in Bradford’s green spaces.

Step 2 Young People’s Health Project
Offers counselling for school staff, children and young people across a range of services. Also offers a full counselling service for young people aged 11-18yrs.

Bradford Early Intervention Team
Offers support for young people and families affected by psychosis.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS)
Helps children and young people who may be having mental health problems.

Youth in Mind
Supporting children and young people 11-19 years who are struggling with social, emotional or mental wellbeing. Also for young people with special educational needs and disabilities up to the age of 25.

Mind in Bradford
Mind Recovery Workers offer 1:1 support at five GP surgeries in Bradford. Specialist support for young people aged 11-25 years.

Relate Bradford
Offering therapeutic short to mid-term counselling for young people aged 8 years and over. Families with mild to moderate mental health issues, relationship and family problems.

Relate - Pennine, Keighley & Craven
Offers counselling to young people aged 11-24 years

Bradford MESMAC
Offering a range of services for LGBTQ people.

Little Minds Matter – Bradford Infant Mental Health Service
A service for expectant parents and those with a baby up to the age of two years who live in the Better Start Bradford area. The service is for families where there are concerns or challenges with the parent-infant relationship.

Solace UK
Provides therapy for children and families who are part of the resettlement programme.

Think Ninja
An app specifically designed to educate 10-18 year olds about mental health, emotional wellbeing and to provide skills young people can use to build resilience and stay well.

Think Ninja - App store

Think Ninja - Google play

Local Offer Website
Bradford Council Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) information website for Children, Young People with SEND 0-25, their Parent/Carers and Professionals.

Urgent Support:

First Response Crisis Service
Offering support 24 hours a day, seven days a week to people of all ages living in Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale or Craven experiencing a mental health crisis.

Papyrus - Prevention of Young Suicide 
If you are under 35 and feel that life is not worth living any more, call Papyrus's HopelineUK from 9am to 10pm weekdays and 2pm to 10pm on weekends. Call HopelineUK on 0800 068 41 41


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