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"We know parenting isn’t always easy. Although it’s often amazing and rewarding to watch your children grow up, and to help them learn to be independent, it can also be really hard work. It can feel especially hard if your child's mood and behaviour seem different and you're not sure why, or what you can do to help. But you are not alone." (Young Minds 2020)

Please click on the links below to get support and advice. 

Young Minds 

Young Minds Parent Support 

YoungMinds offers free confidential online and telephone support to anyone worried about the emotional and mental wellbeing of a child or young person up to the age of 25.

  • call the free parents' helpine on 0808 802 5544 from 9.30am to 4pm, Monday to Friday
  • email parents@youngminds.org.uk and YoungMinds will respond to your query within 3 working days

MindEd for families

MindEd for families is a branch of MindEd, intended to support parents and those caring for children and young people.

MindEd is an online e-portal offering free, simple advice about children and young people's mental health for all adults.

Although MindEd is aimed at professionals, parents and carers may also find the information helpful.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) - Bexley

If you are a parent and you have concerns about your child’s mental health, please contact 0203 260 5200 Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.

Please contact the SLP crisis line on 020 3228 5980 Monday to Friday 5pm-10pm and Saturday to Sunday 9am to 10pm.

For all other times please contact the Oxleas Urgent Advice line on 0800 330 8590. Please also note that support is available via Kooth(external link)

Provides mental health assessment and treatment services to children, young people and their families/carers living in the borough of Bexley.

It also provides advice, consultation and support to the other individuals and agencies involved in children's care. The service is available Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm and with some additional early morning and evening clinics.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) - Greenwich

If you are a parent and you have concerns about your child’s mental health, please contact 0203 260 5211 Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.

Please contact the SLP crisis line on 020 3228 5980 Monday to Friday 5pm-10pm and Saturday to Sunday 9am to 10pm.

For all other times please contact the Oxleas Urgent Advice line on 0800 330 8590. Please also note that support is available via Kooth(external link).

This service provides mental health services to children and their families living in the borough of Greenwich.

It also provides advice, consultation and support to the other individuals and agencies involved in mental health care.