Emotional wellbeing - Camden Rise
Your mental health is just as important as your physical health.
If you're not feeling emotionally well, there are lots of ways to find help and support.
Read out latest blog for Mental Health Awareness Week 2023 here.
Want to find mental health support in Camden?
This video shows some of the places can find help
These are links to the support services shown in the video where you can get help:
These sites have information for children, young people and families about different types of emotional wellbeing and mental health support:
What happens if I see a counsellor?
This video shows what happens when you decide to see a counsellor or therapist
You can also chat to someone online at Childline or by phone on: 0800 1111
Kooth offers free, safe and anonymous online wellbeing and mental health support for young people aged 11 to 18 - and it's now available in Camden.
If you live in Camden, you can sign up now for confidential support through a text-based conversation with a qualified counsellor.
You can also join regular online forums and discussion boards with other young people, read articles written by young people and contribute your own article or short story.
Kooth also has fun and easy-to-use tools to enable you to track your moods - what makes you feel relaxed, happy, stressed or upset - and set personal goals.
Counsellors are available from 12noon to 10pm on week days and from 6pm to 10pm at weekends, every day of the year on a drop-in basis. Young people can access regular booked online counselling sessions as needed.
Outside counselling hours, young people can message the Kooth team and get support by the next day.
Check out Kooth.
New NHS mental health and wellbeing website
A new NHS website, packed with emotional wellbeing and mental health information and resources, has been launched to help young people and families, as well as professionals working with them, to find support.
NCL Waiting Room aims to be a 'one-stop shop' for information on mental health services, community groups, emotional wellbeing and self-care resources. It allows young people and their parents or carers to search for, filter and share resources based on their needs and preferences.
Check out NCL Waiting Room.