CINAPS 

        Cambridge Independent Neuroscience and Psychiatry Services
Helpful Links
OTHER HELPFUL WEBSITES

Reliable general mental health information
 

www.rcpsych.ac.uk
www.youngminds.org.uk 
www.rethink.org
www.samaritans.org
www.childline.org.uk

ADHD

www.addiss.co.uk (ADD Information and Support Services - ADDISS)
www.youngminds.org.uk 


Autism and Asperger syndrome

www.nas.org.uk (National Autistic Society)
www.mencap.org.uk

Anxiety 

www.rcpsych.ac.uk 
www.nopanic.org.uk 
 

Alcohol and Illicit Drugs

www.talktofrank.com 
www.drinksense.org 
www.nacoa.org.uk (support for young people and families)

Bullying

www.childline.org.uk 
www.kidscape.org.uk
www.chatdanger.com 


Violence/Abuse

www.nspcc.org.uk
www.childline.org.uk (ChildLine provided by NSPCC)

Medication
 
www.rcpsych.ac.uk
www.mind.org.uk
www.sane.org.uk 
www.headmeds.org.uk

Supporting Children Under 5

www.home-start.org.uk 

Supporting Unaccompanied Minors

Helpful websites and telephone numbers
are available on page 34 of 
Meeting the Needs of Unaccompanied Minors in the UK.  

This document also provides helpful information on assessment and management of unaccompanied minors, along with general support advice.  Checklists and advice for working with interpreters are also available.  

Legal Advice

National Youth Advocacy Service (NYAS)
Providing legal advice, information and advocacy services to children and young people up to age 25.

www.nyas.net 
www.childrenslegalcentre.com 

Divorce and Seperation

Supporting families and children
www.relate.org.uk
www.cafcass.gov.uk  Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service  
www.nyas.net
Other
www.fnf.org.uk
www.gingerbread.org.uk
www.divorceaid.co.uk

Support for Looked After Children

www.rcpsych.ac.uk

Bereavement

www.rd4u.org.uk
www.childbereavement.org.uk
www.sobs.admin.care4free.net (Survivors or Bereavement by Suicide)
www.tcf.org.uk (SIBBS - People who have suffered the loss of a sibling or child)

Support for Carers

www.rcpsych.ac.uk

Support for Young Carers

www.childrenssociety.org.uk/youngcarers

Advisory Centre for Education (ACE)

www.ace-ed.org.uk


Support for Parents

www.familylives.org.uk


HELPFUL TELEPHONE NUMBERS

ADHD
  • ADDISS:  020 8906 9068
  • Young Minds:  0800 018 2138
Autism and Asperger syndrome
  • National Autistic Society:  020 7833 2299
  • MENCAP: National Centre:  0808 808 1111
Depression
  • Young Minds:  0800 018 2138
  • Samaritans:  08457 909090 (24-hr service)
  • Childline:  0800 1111 (free and confidential) 
Counseling and Advice
  • Samaritans:  08457 909090 (24hrs)
  • Child line:  0800 11 11  (24hrs)
  • Careline:  020 8514 1177
  • NSPCC helpline:  0808 800 5000 (24 hrs)
  • Runaway Helpline:  0800 700 70 70
Police
  • Police emergency number:  999 

 Domestic Violence/Abuse

  • Childline - Helpline for children witnessing or subject to abuse:  0800 11 11
  • NSPCC helpline:  0808 800 5000 (24hrs)
  • Everyman Project - National helpline for men affected by domestic violence and abuse:  0207 263 8884
  • Woman's Aid - Helpline for woman and children:  0808 2000 247
  • Broken Rainbow - Helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender couples:  0208 539 9507
  • Domestic violence police officer:  0845 456 4564

Other

  • Connexions:  080 800 13219
  • Young Minds:  0800 018 2138
  • UK Carers:  0808 808 7777
  • ACE:  0808 800 5793
  • Kidscape:  08451 205 204 (Bullying)
  • RELATE:  0845 130 4010  (Separation and Divorce)
  • Eating Disorders Association (EDA):  01603 619 090  
  • The Youth Line:  0845 634 7650
  • The Adult Line:  0845 634 1414





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