Other services and useful links
Please find below a list of useful services and links.
Young Minds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Driven by their experiences YoungMinds campaign, research and influence policy and practice.
Contact Young Minds on 0808 802 5544 (Parents’ Helpline), 020 7089 5050.
Mind is a national mental health charity campaign who provide information and support and aim to make sure that no one has to go through a mental health problem alone.
Contact Mind on 020 8519 2122 for general enquiries.
Islington Family Directory
Islington Family Directory - This directory provides information for parents and carers, children and young people and the practitioners working with them about the services available in Islington to them.
Contact Islington’s Family Information Service (FIS) on 020 7527 5959 for free, impartial information, advice and guidance about services for children, young people and families (Mon-Fri 9am – 4pm).
Beat is the leading charity for eating disorders and their website can give you more information.
Chance UK is a charity which aims to improve the lives of primary school children with behavioural difficulties who are at risk of developing anti – social or criminal behaviour in the future through a mentoring scheme.
The Brandon Centre
The Brandon Centre offers help and advice for young people aged 12-21 years and drop- in services for up to 24 years.
The services at The Brandon Centre are all confidential and free of charge.
Their services include:
- Counselling and Psychotherapy at the Brandon Centre and The Drum (12-21 years)
- Parenting Work
- Multi-systemic Therapy
Open Door Counselling Service
Open Door Counselling Service offers free confidential counselling and psychotherapy to young people aged 12-24 living in North London.
Open Door provide a safe space for young people to talk through a range of issues including problems at home, school, college or work; difficulties with relationships; problems with drugs or alcohol; anger or aggression; depression or anxiety; self-harm or eating difficulties.
Mind Connect offer a free confidential talking therapy service for young people aged 12-25 year old.
DEAL (Developing Emotional Awareness and Listening)
DEAL (Developing Emotional Awareness and Listening) is a free teaching resource aimed at students aged approximately 14 and over and inclusive of all abilities and learning styles.