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Business as usual – with a few changes to delivery and new Social Isolation resources and information section

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03000 41 3000
Email:
iask@kent.gov.uk

Telephone Helpline open Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm

Health and Wellbeing

Please find below links to services that can support your health and wellbeing. These links will open in new window or tab.

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The Pod

The Pod provides children’s therapies and supports children and young people to develop their skills to their full potential, so they can participate in everyday activities.

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School health (Kent)

School health (Kent) school nurses work with children, young people and families in Kent. You do not have to be in school to use this service:

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Childline

Plenty of information and support with a focus on well-being and positivity.

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Kooth

Kooth

An on-line counselling and emotional well-being hub for children and young people offering free, safe and anonymous online support for young people.

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CXK

CXK have an Emotional Wellbeing Service. 

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Live Well Kent

Live Well Kent can help improve wellbeing, mental and physical. It is a free service for anyone over age 17.

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Kent Children and Young People’s Mental Health Service (CYPMHS)

Referrals can be made through the GP or you can self refer.

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Young Minds

Find out about common feelings and mental health symptoms, how to cope, and where to get help.  There is also a helpline for parents.

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Maidstone and West Kent MIND

Maidstone and West Kent MIND offer a range of services including a new youth services in Maidstone and Sittingbourne.

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NHS

For people over age 18 the NHS offers therapies, such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), for problems including: stress, anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and phobias.  This programme is called Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT).  You can ask your GP or self-refer.

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Healthwatch

Healthwatch

An independent champion for people who use health and social care services. They make sure that those running services, put people at the heart of care. 

Healthwatch are there to listen to what you like about services and what you think could be improved. No matter how big or small the issue, they want to hear about it.

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AccessAble

AccessAble provide detailed information you need to work out if a place you are going to will be accessible.

Check out the facts, and explore the details, before you leave home or on the move using their App and Website.

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ERIC Bowel and Bladder Charity

ERIC The Children's Bowel & Bladder Charity

ERIC is a charity that supports children and young people with a bowel or bladder condition.

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MoodSpark

MoodSpark is a place where young people can learn about mental health, find tips and resources to keep emotionally healthy and find ways to help them bounce back when life gets tough.  MoodSpark has been designed for young people in Kent, with young people in Kent by HeadStart Kent.

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Kent Resilience Hub

The Kent Resilience Hub has been designed to help parents and carers understand emotional health, how to nurture good emotional health and how to respond appropriately if their child is finding life difficult and unable to bounce back.

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Release the Pressure

If you’re feeling the pressure, don’t suffer in silence. Text the word “Kent” to 85258 or Call 0800 107 0160.

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