Mental Health & Wellbeing

Below is a listing of various organisations that can provide services relating to Wellbeing & Mental Health.

If any of the details below require updating or amending, let us know

Please be aware that the organisations listed on this page are provided for information purposes only, and are not endorsed or recommended by STLS. You should always ensure that any service, activity or therapy that you are considering for your child / young person is appropriate to their needs. 


Resources for  Wellbeing


Mental health

Free Mental Health Resources for Schools



Beat works with those who have an eating disorder and those supporting them. They offer a helpline, training, downloadable resources and up-to-date information and support.


Child mental health

Find out more about recognising issues with child mental health, how to respond and take appropriate action. Updated March 2021



Kent Resilience Hub

Kent Resilience Hub

Apps Supporting



Smiling Mind  Free mindfulness information app for teens

Smiling Mind

Headspace  A new free section in the app in response to the coronavirus, called 'weathering the storm'


Calm Harm  A free app to help teenagers manage self-harm

Calm Harm

Mee Two Regulated, a confidential app for teenagers to safely, discuss their worries

Mee Two

Calm For meditation and sleep


Parent Helplines



F.E.A.S.T Help, resources and information aimed at parents on eating disorders


Mind Support for adults and parents experiencing mental health problems. 0300 123 3393 


Relate Relationship support for everyone

Think You Know

Think You Know Online safety advice for parents

Young Minds

Young Minds  Help and resources for parents on a wide range of mental health issues. 0808 802 5544



A to Z on All Things Mental Health

Mental Health Foundation

Big White Wall (BWW) is a multi-award winning digital mental health and wellbeing service, offering safe, anonymous online support available 24/7.

Big white wall

Childline 0800 1111 (24 hours)


An online wellbeing hub at which provides self-help advice and links to local support services to help people’s mental wellbeing.

Every mind

New text service for children, young people and adults needing immediate mental health support

This service can be accessed by texting the word “Kent” to 85258.  This is a 24/7 text service provided by SHOUT and the Crisis Text Line as part of the Kent and Medway Release the Pressure campaign.

Text service

Kooth Student   Free Counselling Service for young people aged 10 to 16 for up to an hour a week 1:1 text-based chat.

Kooth mdm

Samaritans  116 123 (24 hours)


The Mix     0808 808 4994

The Mix

Young Minds  text YM to 85258

Young Minds

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