There is a wealth of digital help out there for your patients. Here is a selection of recommended local and national options. Download a print version of this page
None of these resources can, in themselves (just like a packet of antidepressants) comprehensively manage risk. They may form part of a safety plan that you agree with a patient - but if you are concerned about risk in a patient then you should take the usual steps that you would usually take to refer them for urgent specialist help.
Suicide prevention app for patients to keep on their smartphones
Effective self-help for Anxiety and Depression, a great life skills course for everyone
Website full of information, advice and support for young people in Suffolk, including health: www.thesource.me.uk/health
30 day What’s Up Challenge – It’s 30 things to support your emotional wellbeing!
Live 1-1 Chat on kooth.com
Free, safe, anoymous chat for young people (11-18 years) to find someone to talk to when they need it. Open Mon-Fri 12pm - 10pm, Sat-Sun 6pm - 10pm. kooth.com
Text a school nurse for confidential help: 07507 333356. Open Mon-Fri 9am - 4.30pm, excluding bank holidays.
Emotional Wellbeing Hub
For support for yourng people, friends and families who may be worried about an emotional wellbeing issue. Online or by phone: 0345 600 2090. Open Mon-Fri 8am - 7.30pm. thesource.me.uk/hub
Emotional Wellbeing Gateway - Is a website for parents, carers, and professionals who are worried about a child or young person’s emotional wellbeing & mental health.
The site provides information, advice and guidance pages on common mental health issues, such as, anxiety, stress, depression, self-harm and eating disorders, and local support services and groups. Visit: www.emotionalwellbeinggateway.org.uk
Find useful tools and resources to help people take care of their emotional wellbeing. 5 question quiz for personalised list of Apps and resources: www.moodwise.co.uk