Is there a hotline I can text just to talk?
Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.
Is mind a 24 hour helpline?
Infoline: 0300 123 3393 Our Infoline provides an information and signposting service. We’re open 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday (except for bank holidays). Ask us about: mental health problems.
How do I help my teenager who doesn’t want help?
Tips for Helping a Depressed Teen
- Talk in specific terms about the signs and changes you’ve seen in them that concern you and that point to possible depression.
- Discuss untreated depression and how it can negatively impact them.
- Make a compassionate deal.
- Attempt to empathize with the pain your teen is feeling.
Is it free to text 85258?
Shout 85258 is a free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope.
Who can I text if I’m lonely?
Reach a counselor by texting HOME to 741741. Use the mobile text button below to text from your phone.
Is there a number to text for anxiety?
You don’t have to deal with anxiety alone. Reach out for help for anxiety. Free, 24/7 crisis counseling.
Can I call 111 for mental health?
If you are concerned about your own mental health or the mental health of someone you care about, you should call NHS 111 or make an appointment with your GP, who can refer you to the right services. If someone is putting themselves or others in danger now, it’s an emergency and you should call the police on 999.
Can you call 999 for mental health?
Call 999 if you or someone you know experiences an acute life-threatening medical or mental health emergency. You can go to A&E directly if you need immediate help and are worried about your safety. You may be close to acting on suicidal thoughts or have seriously harmed yourself.
Why is my 16 year old son so angry?
Moodiness and anger in teenage boys is a common issue that parents deal with. “Normal” anger appears shortly after puberty begins. It often stems from a teen’s desire to be more independent from his parents and his frustration that he can’t yet enjoy the freedoms of an adult.
Can a teenager refuse mental health treatment?
The therapist will not speak to your teen without their consent. The same goes for a teen mental health or drug treatment center. Once your teen turns 18, they are technically not bound to you anymore, and you cannot legally bring them to mental health or substance abuse treatment without their consent.
Can you call 111 for mental health?
What happens if I text shout?
How do Shout Volunteers receive messages from people? Shout Volunteers interact with texters through a secure online platform. They respond to text messages through their personal laptop or desktop computer, during their scheduled shifts. The text messages appear like an Instant Messenger.