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Urgent cases and safeguarding

  • Where there is immediate risk of harm call 999 or access accident and emergency or general practice emergency appointment
  • Access and Response Team (ART) to report any safeguarding concerns – 01454 866000

 Signposting and initial support

 Therapeutic intervention

  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS): for under 18 year-olds experiencing severe, complex and enduring mental health difficulties. Consultation with Primary Mental Health Specialists – 01454 862431,
  • Off the Record:  free and confidential one-to-one and group mental health support for 11-25 year olds, in schools and community settings. Young people can sign up online or find out more via the HUB on Wednesdays at 4-6pm (see website for current location)., call 0808 808 9120 between 2 and 5pm, text 07896880011.
  • Kooth – free, safe and anonymous online support for young people aged 11-18:
  • South Gloucestershire Talking Therapies: free mental health support for people aged 16 and over –, 0117 378 4270
  • Young people’s drug and alcohol service: free support and advice – call 01454 866000, email
  • Network Counselling: for ages 11 and up – all 0117 5907271 or visit (contribution required).
  • The Bridge Foundation: individual and family counselling – call 0117 9424510 or visit (charges apply).
  • Bourne Family Project – 1 to 1 play therapy for 3 – 14 year olds. 0117 9478441, required).
  • Help Counselling – for 9 to 25 year olds, based in Yate and Bristol. 0117 950 2511 (contribution required).
  • Relate Avon: relationship counselling services available for young people aged 10-18 – call 0117 9428444 or visit (charges apply).
  • Happy parent, happy child – for parents or carers of 0 to 5 year olds. Help to stay calm and happy when looking after your child. Various dates available at You can also view the poster.

Looked after children

  • Thinking aloud: a specialist CAMHS Service for looked after and adopted children in South Gloucestershire. Referrals from a range of professionals including social workers, GPs, community paediatricians, LAC nurses, school nurses and health visitors. Contact

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