Good tips on how to cope

Louise (Young Carer Support Coordinator) and Kate are offering a listening service for you if you need it. If you have not received a message then please email Louise on youngcarers@southendcarers.co.uk

Young Carers 12-18 years, Louise is ready to listen to you if you need someone to talk to. Please text 07549 682 166 for a call or email me on youngcarers@southendcarers.co.uk.

Young Carers who do not want to talk but looking for other ways to cope with isolation then please look at these web pages below. They have good tips on how to cope, help lines to call or text, counselling, and information to help if you are confused by all the information in the media right now.

Mental health support

Essential support for under 25s

Advice on lots of issues 

Visit here if you’re worried.

Online mental wellbeing community

Health

Remember young carers you can still get in contact with some GP services via internet for telephone appointments but the surgery is closed for face to face appointments. You have to check with your GP what they are offering and some Pharmacies are offering a delivery service, so please give them a call if you need to.

The NHS School Nurse texting service is still available for 11-19 year olds just text on 07520649895 and they will reply via text.

For other medical advice you can call 111.