Mental Health Support for Under 18s

In Case of Emergency – dial 999 or go to your nearest A&E Department.

CRISIS TEAM: If you are a child or young person in crisis, you can call the crisis care line 24 hours a day, seven days a week on 0151 293 3577


YPAS provides mental health and emotional wellbeing services for Liverpool's children, young people and families aged 5-25 years.

Liverpool CAMHS

On the CAMHS website you'll find a range of information and self-help resources for children and young people up to the age of 25.

Stop. Breathe. Think

Stop.Breathe.Think gives young people, aged 21 or younger, access to free 1-1 counselling sessions. No wait times and available nationally. Refer yourself via the online form.


Kooth is an online mental wellbeing community offering free, safe and anonymous support for children aged 10-25, providing 24-hour access to self-help materials. There are also online forums and online counselling sessions.


Childline is a free, private and confidential support service for children up to 18 years old.