Welcome to the NHFT Children and Young People's Participation Blogs | Children and young person's blog

Welcome to the NHFT Children and Young People's Participation Blogs

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Welcome to the NHFT Blogs!

The participation team have been working with children, young people and parents/carers to hear what they want from the Children’s Services Website. You said you wanted updated blogs, so here we are!

We just wanted to take some time to let you know the aim of the blogs.

  • Firstly and maybe most importantly: everyone has something to say
  • We want to give you a space to share your experiences and stories
  • Creating a safe place for you to share and to read about other people’s experiences
  • We want our blogs to reflect the trust PRIDE values: People first, Respect and Compassion, Improving Lives, Dedication and Equality
  • To create a community through shared experiences

Look forward to regular updates, these will include

  • Parent/carer experiences
  • Young people experiences
  • Mindset tips
  • Posts from other blogs and influencers
  • Professional advice

We are very excited to share these blogs with you in the future! If you would like to write for the blog or have any general questions, please email participation@nhft.nhs.uk

 

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Text a school nurse - for friendly, helpful advice. This service is designed for 11-19 year olds: 07507 329 600 Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm

Phone - the consultation line for parents, carers, young people and professionals is available 9am to 9pm, Monday to Friday on call  0800 170 7055.

If you are in a crisis, at risk of self-harm or suicide – the CYPMHS crisis team is open 24/7 and can be accessed by calling 0800 170 7055.

Or: 

  1. Text Shout to 85258 at any time day or night. You can find out more by accessing the Give a Shout website here
  2. If your life is at imminent risk, call 999 for emergency help.

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