Student Mental Health
During this period of uncertainty, and for many of you, a feeling of being isolated; you may need someone to talk to, or supportive information. Please do take time to click on the links below, which might be helpful to you, or someone you know:-
ChatHealth East Sussex - Chathealth confidential texting service for young people aged 11-19 will operate as normal. Young people can text the school health team about any concerns or health issues on 07507 332473. The number is monitored Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.
Sussex Community Counselling
We offer counselling in Newhaven, Lewes, Hailsham and Eastbourne to anyone aged 16 years and above. We offer an initial introductory session where you can ask questions and tell us a bit about why you want to come for counselling. A self-referral form can be downloaded here Self-referral form, or click on link below:
The Sussex Mental Healthline 0300 5000 101
Bereavement - support for children and young people:-
Child Bereavement UK:
Childline – Online, on the phone, anytime!
Childline - You can talk to us about anything. No problem is too big or too small. Call us free on 0800 1111 or get in touch online. However you choose to
Contact us, you’re in control. It’s confidential and you don’t have to give your name if you don’t want to.
Willingdon Community School Safeguarding Team:
There will be a member of the Safeguarding Team monitoring this email address continually, whilst the school is partially closed.
Unfortunately due to the new social distancing rules we have had to temporarily close our i-Rock sites, however we are now offering virtual appointments via your smart phone as well as support via telephone and email. Please contact us via the email links on our Facebook pages to arrange contact with one of our team. Also, check out our Instagram page, (i_rock_eastsussex) where you will find tips on keeping yourself well and an Instagram live session on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 4.30pm. Find out more and share our poster.
If you would be interested in accessing a telephone triage please enquire at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Download “the Calm app” from the NHS
Young Minds crisis messenger (www.youngminds.org.uk) – Text YM to 85258#
Samaritans 1 16 123
Young persons health and wellbeing; www.onmymind.info