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Student Worry Page

If you have a worry and would like some advice or to discuss how you are feeling, you can send a message to the email address below and our Wellbeing Team will get back to you.

worry@meacad.org.uk

Please give some details of your concern or how we can help you and remember we will be able to provide better support if you tell us your name and year group.

Please do not use offensive or abusive words otherwise the email will not reach us.

 

Sometimes when we are not feeling our best, we can struggle to explain exactly what it is that is making us feel that way. At other times, we know exactly what it is that is making us feel a certain way but we do not know what to do about it. One of the things we can do to build our own resilience, is to reach out to others who may be able to help.

Below are links signposting you to organisations who have a lot of experience in supporting young people with their wellbeing. Be bold and explore each site – maybe you will find something that helps. Kooth is particularly recommended for secondary school students and they have a live chat facility where you can talk to someone about how you are feeling.

Childline Calm Zone - https://www.childline.org.uk/toolbox/calm-zone

MIND offer a range of services for young people, including counselling, advice and a telephone listening service to help young people in Manchester who are struggling - https://www.manchestermind.org/our-services/cyp

42nd Street a Manchester charity supporting young people with their emotional wellbeing and mental health - http://42ndstreet.org.uk/

Kooth online mental wellbeing community - https://www.kooth.com/

Shout 85258 is a free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope - https://giveusashout.org/get-help/resources/

YoungMinds Crisis Messenger text service provides free, 24/7 crisis support across the UK. If you are experiencing a mental health crisis and need support, you can text YM to 85258 for help with suicidal thoughts, abuse, self-harm, bullying and relationship issues - https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/get-urgent-help/youngminds-crisis-messenger/ 

School nurses can also be contacted via the text service ChatHealth for advice on all kinds of health issues - text in to 07507330205

 

 

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