Looking after your mental wellbeing is important and our teams are here for support and advice.
ChatHealth – confidential text messaging service
Our ChatHealth Service is here for you. You can text a school nurse to get confidential health and wellbeing advice about:
- Healthy lifestyles
- Nutrition and diet
- Healthy eating
- Exam stress
- Mental wellbeing
- Anger management
- Feelings and emotions
- Body image
- Sexual health
Texting a School Nurse
Our School Nurse Team aims to reply to you within one working day and you should get an immediate bounce-back message to confirm we’ve received your text. Texts will not be seen outside of normal working hours (Mon – Fri, 9.00am – 5.00pm).
Whatever your question, send a text to our team, Monday – Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm:
07507 329 908 (Cheshire East)
07480 635 538 (Wirral)
07312 263250 (St Helens)
07312 263254 (Knowsley) – ChatHealth in Knowsley is also available for young people aged19 -25 with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
The Kooth Team provide free, safe and anonymous online support and counselling. You can access a range of support including:
- helpful articles and tips
- discussion boards – you can start or join a friendly conversation with the friendly Kooth community
- chat with the tam
- write your own daily journal
Find out more at www.kooth.com
24/7 mental health phone line from Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
If you need urgent support for your mental health, please call the mental health helpline on 0800 145 6485 and our dedicated local staff will support you to access the help you need.
The phone line is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is open to people of all ages – including children and young people.
Here you’ll find lots of information, resources and support about emotional wellbeing.
Find out more at www.mymind.org.uk
Think Wellbeing offers free NHS therapy for people registered with a St Helens GP with common mental health problems such as anxiety, stress or depression.
Find out more at www.merseycare.nhs.uk/think-wellbeing
Find mental wellbeing support in Knowsley using the service finder on the Mersey Care website.
Find out more at www.merseycare.nhs.uk/our-services/knowsley