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Help and support agencies for young people during the school holidays and out of hours.




Who can I talk to whilst I wait?



 Online counselling and anonymous support

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If you need urgent assistance:


Crisis line for parents and children (Under 16)

0808 196 3550 or 0151 293 3577


(16+) Urgent care line (24/7)

0808 145 6570

Psychological Support Line for anxiety and depression (8am-8pm)

 0151 473 0303 

Talk Liverpool (online self-referral for individual and group support) 
(Wellbeing, groups and courses)

 Please present at A&E if you are worried about your welfare


I need help distracting myself from some challenging thoughts:

Distraction from self-harm

Distraction techniques
How can I distract myself?

What can I do to feel better?

Relaxation techniques and tutorials

Progressive Muscle Relaxation

The 5-4-3-2-1 Method: A Grounding Exercise to Manage Anxiety

94 self-help strategies suggested by children and young people

Help for parents/carers:

Crisis line for parents and children (Under 16)

0808 196 3550

YPAS Parenting Information Advice and Guidance

Make a referral to Liverpool CAMHS  
0151 707 1025

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