Emotional Health and Wellbeing

The following information gives an overview of services / contact points available to children and families in Blackburn with Darwen and nationally.

Safe and anonymous online counselling and support for young people

Links and resources to help families with young children or teenagers get the help and support they may need.
Health Visitors and School Nursing Teams for Blackburn with Darwen.

Support for young people dealing with suicide, depression or distress.

Hopeline: 0800 068 41 41
Text: 07786 209697
Weekdays: 10am-10pm
Weekends: 2pm-10pm

Wellbeing Helpline and Texting Service-Freephone out of hours, person centred listening environment for people requiring emotional support in relation to their own mental health or that of someone they know.

0800 915 4640
Weekdays: 7pm-11pm
Weekends: 12pm-Midnight

Guidance and support related to children and young people’s mental health and emotional wellbeing.
Whatever you’re going through, call us free any time, from any phone. Any time, day or night 116 123
Text SHOUT to 85258. You will receive 4 automated text messages before being connected to a volunteer who will listen (often within 5 minutes)