Services with this logo are funded or provided by Islington
Youth Counselling @ Terrence Higgins TrustSecondary
Counselling for any issues that young people may be experiencing including anxiety, depression, self-esteem, bullying, sexual pressures, discrimination, family/relationship issues, self-harm, exam pressures and more. Can be offered at school or at THT office in King's Cross.
Contact: Tiago Brandao
Tel: 020 7812 1809
Text: 07537 432409
Kooth Online Counselling
Primary Secondary Parents
All Islington schools have a named Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) worker. Each worker can provide supoprt to individual pupils, staff consultation and may be able to contribute to PSHEE lessons on mental health to raise awareness of the service. School staff should discuss their individual needs with their named worker.
Contact your school’s CAMHS worker through your school pastoral team.
The Direct Action Project
FREEPrimary Secondary Parents
Works with young people and parent groups in Islington to increase awareness about general mental health issues and how to access free help and support in Islington. They deliver short, informal and interactive awareness sessions and art programmes. The work complements that of organisations such as CAMHS and iCope, who they promote and liaise with.
Contact: Emma Charlton
Tel: 020 7837 6082
TYS (Targeted Youth Support) Youth Counselling Service
Provides individual counselling sessions, onsite crisis counselling drop ins, anger management and emotional wellbeing presentations to young people aged 12 – 21yrs who live, study or work in Islington.
Contact: Afra Bell
Tel: 078 2509 8200 / 0207 527 5013Email Afra Bell
Rethink: Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) and Youth MHFAPrimary Secondary Parents
These two courses are free and give attendees the chance to learn about mental health problems and how to get help for someone they know, when needed.
Tel: 020 7840 3069
Charlie Waller Memorial Trust (CWT)Primary Secondary Parents
Mental health training for staff and talks for pupils and parents.
Contact: Ian Macdonald
Tel: 01635 869754 / 077 2585 6710
New beginnings is a free self-management course for people living with, or in recovery from, a mental health problem. The course introduces many topics and activities to enable individuals to manage and adapt to the problems they may encounter in daily living.
Tel: 020 7527 1189 / 020 7527 1209Email
Healthy Minds leaflet FREE
Leaflet to accompany the Healthy Minds teaching resource, with a range of local and national sources of support around mental health for young people.