Under 18's borough guides

Richmond upon Thames

Dedicated to supporting individuals, families and the community to overcome alcohol and drug misuse through both prevention and treatment. Offers a range of interventions including counselling, group- work and holistic therapies.

Phone
0208 940 1160
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Works to relieve and support those living with anxiety disorders by providing information, support and understanding via an extensive range of services.

Phone
08444 775 774
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Works with young people who are experiencing or at risk of sexual exploitation, going missing from home and being trafficked.

Phone
020 7700 2253
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Mental health assessment and support services for up to 18 years old

Phone
020 8891 7969
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Self Family Professionals

Works with 17-35 year olds experiencing psychosis

Phone
020 3513 3380
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NHS Professionals

Delivers a range of behaviour modification, crime prevention and personal development services to young people aged 8-25 years who are offenders or at risk of offending/re-offending. Promotes positive achievements as well as reinforcing the anti-knife, gun & violent crime message.

Phone
020 8662 4480
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Free, confidential helpline service for young people under 25 who need help but don’t know where to turn.

Phone
0808 808 4994
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n/a
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Gives young people general information about medication for mental health issues. Does not give medical advice.

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For anyone aged 16-24 who is gang-involved or gang-affiliated to get support to exit

Phone
0207 021 0301
Referral
Self Professional

Forum to support those who self harm, and to support and provide information to the family and carers of those who self harm.

Phone
n/a
Referral
n/a
Website
http://www.nshn.co.uk
Email

Helps people who suffer from Panic Attacks, Phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders and other related anxiety disorders including those people who are trying to give up Tranquillizers.

Phone
Helpline 0844 967 4848 Youth Helpline 01753 840393
Referral
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Group for lesbian, gay and bisexual young people aged 13 - 19.
Meets Wednesdays 4.30pm - 7pm

Phone
020 7803 1684
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Free and confidential appointment-based counselling, information, sexual health clinic for 11 - 24 year olds.

Phone
02087441644
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For young people who have been thinking about taking their own lives or harming themselves in anyway, and for those who care for them.

Phone
0800 068 41 41
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6pm-11pm every day. Offers specialist emotional support & information to anyone affected by mental illness.

Phone
0300 304 7000
Referral
n/a
Website
http://www.sane.org.uk
Email

Online support for young people about health, mental health, sex, alcohol & drugs, safety, housing, money, work & study, etc.

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Online advice & signposting for young people who are in, or fear they may be in, abusive relationships.

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n/a
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Early intervention programmes to address risky behaviour and its causes, whilst providing young people with the tools to make good decisions and increase their resistance to peer pressure. We aim to support identified young people to prevent risky behaviour at school, linking work to the school curriculum.

A free app aimed at 12-25 year olds which gives instant information on topics such as mental health, drugs & alcohol, sex & relationships, etc

A team of experienced professionals from all different backgrounds and training consisting of: drugs workers, youth workers, outreach workers, counsellors and psychotherapists.

A virtual community that focuses on mental health for people aged under 25.

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Up to age 19 (or 25 with learning difficulties). Targeted at young people who are displaying, presenting or becoming involved in ‘risky behaviour’. Young people will be able to access services and advice on the following areas: Housing; Sexual health
Jobs, apprenticeships and careers; Drugs & Alcohol; Volunteering; Law and young people; Friends and relationships.