General Advice & Support
YMCA Youth Advice Centre (Mon-Fri 3pm-6pm)
DrugS & Alcohol
RUOK? - young people's substance misuse service
Front Door for Families - support for families when there is concern for a child or young person
YMCA YAC Talk it Over - family mediation service
YMCA YAC Housing Advice (Mon-Fri 9am-12pm)
Assessment and Treatment Service (ATS) - bipolar disorder, psychosis, moderate to severe anxiety and depression and other mental health difficulties.
YMCA WISE - supporting children and young people to stay safe in their relationships.
If you like the idea of self-help and enjoy reading, the Reading Well website lists “Books on Prescription” - books recommended by young people and health professionals, and available to borrow for FREE from public libraries.
Below we have listed some helpful resources for key topics:
Anxiety & Panic
Books on Prescription (available from your library)
‘Overcoming Your Child’s Fears and Worries’ – Creswell & Willets
‘Help! I've got an Alarm Bell in my Head!’ – K. L. Aspden