You are not alone

Did you know web counter other visitors to this site have felt like you recently.

What would you like to do?

Speak to someone

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Speak to someone

Live chat - Talk to us on CAMHS live 9am-9pm Monday - Friday.

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 CAMHS 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.

Try some tools

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Try some tools

We have developed some tools, that some people find helpful for managing their wellbeing.

From prompt cards, to worksheets and hits and tips. Why not try our tools?

Open the CAMHS toolkit

 

How about trying some apps?

Habit trackers

Daylio

Rabit – habit tracker and goals planner
Access Rabit on the Google Play store here
Access Rabit on the Apple App store here

Productive

Self care and mental health care

Calm

Cove: music for mental health

Headspace

Flo - for period and mood tracker

Remente - Self care, mental health and personal growth

Quotes

Motivation 

Find powerful influencers

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Find powerful influencers 

We have spoken to the young people we work to look for the influencers on social media that inspire them. Let us know who else you think should be on this list - email: Participation@nhft.nhs.uk 

Body positivity and eating disorders

Recovery Conner - body positivity and eating disorder advocate
You can head to the Recovery Conner's Instagram or listen to his podcast to find out more about eating disorders and body positivity.

I-Weigh -  body positivity
You can access i-weigh's Instagram or listen to the i-weigh podcast for body positivity information

Jay Shetty - body and mind positivity advocate and author
You can access Jay Shetty's website or his YouTube channel to find out more about body and mind positivity, or listen to his podcast On Purpose.

Hope Virgo - body positivity and eating disorder advocate
You can access Hope Virgo's website, or her Twitter or Instagram for more information on body positivty and how she overcame her eating disorder

Nabela - body positivity and wellbeing advocate
You can access Nabela's self-care tips on her Instagram and YouTube channels. 

Health

Dr Alex George - UK Youth Mental Health Ambassador and physician
You can head to Dr Alex' Instagram, his Twitter channel or watch his videos on YouTube.

Mental wellbeing

PsychologywithLee - raises mental health awareness
You can access Psychology with Lee on her Instagram

Honestly Holisitic - anxiety and wellbeing
You can access Honestly Holisitic's Instagram to find out more about how to manage anxiety.

Jim Kwik - mental wellbeing 
You can access Jim Kwik's website here, or find out more on his YouTube channel

The Depression Project - breaking down stigma on depression and mental health
You can access The Depression Project's website for more information on their work against mental health stigma. Find out more about The Depression Project on their FacebookInstagram, and TikTok channels. 

Quotes

Anonymous Positive Love - positivity and quotes
You can access Anonymous Positive Love on Instagram

The Good Quote - wellbeing and motivation
You can access the Good Quote on Instagram

 

 

Read new ideas and updates

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Read new ideas and updates

Developing new ideas and reading others experiences are a great way to support our wellbeing. Check out our CAMHS blog for inspirations and ideas.

Go to the blog now

Relax and game

Paper plane

Relax and game

Why not try our relaxing game, use your or finger or mouse to mix the colours.

Please note Northamptonshire Healthcare do not endorse any adverts that appear on this third party content.

Mindful colouring

Pixilart – colour by number colouring book

Happy Color
You can access Happy Color on the Google Play store here
You can access Happy Color on the Apple app store here

Try these apps:

Hoop stars
You can access Hoop Stars on the Google Play store here
You can access Hoops Stars on the Apple app store here

Peak – brain games and training
You can access Peak on the Google Play store here
You can access Peak on the Apple app store here

Numpuz – classic number games and free riddle puzzle
You can access Hoop Stars on the Google Play store here
You can access Hoops Stars on the Apple app store here

Watch or listen

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Watch or listen

We have asked some of the young people we work with for recommendations of what to watch on YouTube.

Check out the Participation playlist

 

Podcasts

Access these on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to your podcasts

  • Calm
  • Get sleepy with Spotify podcast
  • Good Vibes, Good Life with Vex King
  • Happy Place with Fearne Cotton
  • I-Weigh with Jameela Jamil
  • Mental: destigmatise mental health
  • Mindful in minutes
  • Open mind with Frankie Bridge
  • Radio headspace by Headspace
  • Recovery Connor
  • The Introvert's Bubble
  • The self care club
  • The Waiting Room with Dr Alex George

Other things to watch

  • Red Table Talk with The Smiths

Contact us

Live chat - Talk to us on CAMHS live 9am-9pm Monday - Friday.

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.