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Mental Health & Wellbeing

Autism & ADHD Diagnostic Services

Children aged 0-5s should be referred to the Child Development Centre for Autism and ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) diagnostic services.

https://www.shropscommunityhealth.nhs.uk/child-development

BeeU provides Autism and ADHD diagnostic assessments for Children (aged 5-18) in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin.

Referrals into the BeeU service


Core Team

The core team work with children and young people who have been assessed as having more serious and ongoing mental health needs. Access to this team is usually via a professional who knows what BeeU offers, and knows the young person. Care is provided by a multi-disciplinary team of psychologists, family therapists, mental health nurses, social workers and occupational therapists who can offer different skills and approaches depending on the young person’s needs


Beam

Beam is an emotional well-being service for children and young people under 25 years old who are registered with a GP in Shropshire or Telford & Wrekin.

Come along to our drop-in session and be seen by an Emotional Health & Wellbeing Practitioner on the days below, no appointment needed.

  • Monday ‘Drop Ins’ – 12pm - 4pm (last session 3.15pm) at The Lantern, Meadow Farm Drive, Shrewsbury, SY1 4NG
  • Tuesday ‘Drop Ins’ – 10am - 6pm (last session 5.15pm) at Beam, 9 Market Square, Wellington, TF1 1BP
  • Thursday ‘Drop Ins’ – 10am - 6pm (last session 5.15pm) at Beam, 9 Market Square, Wellington, TF1 1BP

You can also register via our website: https://www.childrenssociety.org.uk//beamshropshire
Young people aged 14 years+ can register themselves.
Young people aged 13 and under will need a parent/carer to register on their behalf.

If you have any questions about the Beam service, please contact us by email: shropshirebeam@childrenssociety.org.uk


Dynamic Support Register and Care (Education) and Treatment Reviews policy and guide

This document will tell you some of the ways the NHS is making sure you get the right support at home so you do not need to go into hospital.

Easy Read Policy and Guide


Kooth

Kooth provides an anonymous 24-hour online service offering peer support, self-help and have trained counsellors to talk to. Anyone aged 11-25, living in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin, can register to access this service and you don’t need to be referred or have an appointment Whilst the website is available 24 hours, there will be someone to talk to online at the following times:

• 12:00 to 22:00 (Monday to Friday)

• 18:00 to 22:00 (Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays)

For more information visit Kooth: http://www.kooth.com  


Ageless 24/7 Urgent Helpline

0808 196 4501

(option 1 – under 18’s; option 2 – over 18’s)
This is for help and advice for anyone experiencing a mental health crisis.


Healios

We also work with Healios, an online provider of mental health services www.healios.org.uk


Mental Health Service Directory

The Mental Health Service Directory brings together services in Telford & Wrekin that are available to support children and young people aged 0-25 with their mental health and wellbeing.

The provisions vary from drop in support services that can be accessed directly by families, community support via charities and organisations through to training courses that are available for professionals working in schools. Some services listed are highly specialised.

The directory is broken down into two sections. The first section details services that can be accessed directly by families, young people and schools. The second section provides information about provision available to schools only.

Download the Mental Health Service Directory

How to be included in this directory

Any services that are focused at helping children and young people with their mental health who would like to be included in this directory can fill out the downloadable form and return by email to: SENDandinclusion@telford.gov.uk

Download the form here


Place2Be

Place2Be is a children’s mental health charity that provides counselling and mental health support and training in UK schools.
Resources include lesson plans and assembly ideas.  

Improving children’s mental health in schools – Place2Be