Coronavirus: council service information and advice
Information about changes to council services as a result of coronavirus
On this page you will find mental health information and guidance for young people.
Young people aged 8-18 in Portsmouth can access free counselling through the U Matter service. This provides confidential support on a range of issues including bullying, bereavement, relationships, school worries and problems at home.
The counselling takes place at the Relate Centres in Southsea or Cosham and can include family sessions if required. They also offer peer support groups where you can meet other young people who have gone through similar challenges.
Monday to Thursday: 9:30am - 9.00pm
Friday: 9:30am - 2.30pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 1.30pm
CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service)
CAMHS is available to help children and young people when they are having problems to do with their emotional and behavioural wellbeing. Your GP refers you to this service.
The Mix offer confidential, free support to under 25's on any challenges they're facing. Call 0800 808 4994 11am - 11pm every day
If you're struggling with an eating disorder, Beat can help. Call their Youthline 0808 801 0711, 4-10pm daily, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
OCD UK helps people affected by Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Call 0845 120 3778, weekdays 9am - 5pm or email email@example.com
University application guide
A guide produced with the Mental Health Foundation to help remove the stress and anxiety from applying to University.