If your child or young person would like to speak to someone anonymously, they could try calling a helpline or visiting websites such as ChildLine and The Mix.
Shout provides free, confidential support, 24/7 via text for anyone at crisis anytime, anywhere.
text SHOUT to 85258 in the UK to text with a trained Crisis Volunteer
text with someone who is trained and will provide active listening and collaborative problem-solving
ChildLine provides a helpline for any child with a problem. It comforts, advises and protects.
call 0800 1111 any time for free
have an online chat with a counsellor
check out the message boards
The Mix provides a free confidential helpline and online service that aims to find young people the best help, whatever the problem.
call 0808 808 4994 for free – lines are open from 11am to 11pm every day
access the online community
Under 18’s Mental Health support
Provides emotional wellbeing and mental health advice and support for young people and their families across Kent. Call the 24 hour single point of access number. Call 0300 123 4496 (select option one, then option three)