Limestone Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO13 0DG


Lindhead School

Learning, Caring & Growing Together

Mental Health and Wellbeing Resources collated by Dr Lynda Carter, GP

"Mental health is essential to our overall well-being and as important as physical health. When we feel mentally well, we can work productively, enjoy our free time, and contribute actively to our communities." (World Health Organisation)

Local Resources

Compass Buzz

 For ages 5 – 18. Free school referral based emotional wellbeing project and parental support online

 Compass BUZZ | North Yorkshire Mental Health Services for YP (

Compass Reach

For ages 9 – 19. Support for issues related to drugs, alcohol, mental health and / or sexual health. Accepts referrals from young people, parents / carers and professionals.

01609 777662 (Mon – Thurs 9 – 5. Fri 9 – 4.30).

Compass Reach | North Yorkshire YP Health Services (

The Go-To

Wellbeing and mental health for young people in North Yorkshire. Webpage that signposts to a number of different resources.

Recovery College online

Courses for under 12s and also for parents and carers around a variety of areas

CAMHS crisis team – urgent help with mental health distress

01723 346502 (10am -10pm) 0800 0516171 (24 hours a day)

The Sleep Charity – for children and young people from the age of 12 months

Self referral – contact Claire on 07568052300

National Resources

CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services)

Website contains links to downloads / apps / books / websites that cover a wide range of issues

Young Minds

Improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people

Parents helpline 0808 8025544

Young Pearson text service: Text YM to 85258 if urgent help needed


Free confidential support and counselling.

0800 1111 (7.30am till 3.30am)

1 to 1 chat available online


Free confidential 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone struggling of any age

Text shout to 85258

Happy Maps

Resources from pre-school through to young adult on a variety of issues and conditions

Beat Eating Disorders

Support for the individual and also the family / carers

0808 8010677 (9-8pm mon-fri & 4-8pm weekends and bank holiday)


Advice for young people and their families and carers who are experiencing bullying

Parent advice phone line 020 7823 5430 9:30am-2:30pm Mon-Tue

Parent what’s app number 07496 682785


Child Bereavement UK

Providing information and support to families when a child is bereaved

0800 0288840 (Weekdays 9am – 5pm)


Resources for children and parents and carers on bowel and bladder conditions including incontinence

Helpline Freephone 0808 1699949 (Monday – Thursday 10am-2pm)