Depression, Anxiety and Stress
The OLLIE Foundation
OLLIE is a charity dedicated to delivering suicide awareness, intervention and prevention training by empowering professionals and young adults in their own communities to lead suicide prevention activities. It is widely accepted in society that with appropriate support and education, suicide can be prevented.
Their Companions Carers support service provides support for mental health carers aged 18 and over in Hertfordshire.
Website: Rethink: Companion Carers
Young Minds are leading the fight for a future where all young minds are supported and empowered, whatever the challenges.
Parent Helpline: 0808 802 5544
Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
Telephone: 116 123
The Haven is a monthly support group, providing a safe space for those young people (aged 12+) who are dealing with stress and anxiety. This group can help you to learn practical tools to help you manage and reduce your anxiety levels and connect with other people who understand what you are experiencing.
The Hertfordshire directory has a useful search engine which includes many organisations and support groups within Hertfordshire.
Free anonymous online chat for young people to discuss your mental health issues.