Support Services

Open Minds Help and Support in Calderdale

The Open Minds Calderdale website will help you with questions about emotional health and wellbeing, showing you where you can find support.

Calderdale Services for Parents/Careers

The Calderdale Family Services Directory provides access to information about a wide range of services for children and young people and their families living in Calderdale. For more information visit:

Emotional Well-Being Support

Below are a variety of links to support you with your child’s emotional well-being. If you have further concerns you can contact your child’s form tutor or achievement leader. There are also people at your local GP surgery who can listen to any worries you might have about your child.

Calderdale Camhs guides/A selection of guides from Calderdale Child and Adolescence Mental Health Services (CAMHS), including anxiety, bullying, self-harm and divorce & separation as well as many others.
Young Minds advice for parentsYoung Minds website for parents which has a wealth of resources regarding all aspects of mental health and has a parent’s helpline for more support.
MindEd for familiesMindEd website for families with wellbeing concerns. Has links to many other useful websites.
A parents journeyA set of videos from No Harm Done to support parents in dealing with self-harm.
A parents journey handbookA leaflet from No Harm Done to support parents in dealing with self-harm.
ADT healthcareADT Healthcare offers a free hotline dedicated to assisting women and families suffering from drug, alcohol and mental health issues. ADT Healthcare was established in 2011 by people who overcame addiction themselves.
Emotional Health and Wellbeing Service Offer for Young People in CalderdaleA leaflet showing all the emotional health and wellbeing services available for young people in Calderdale
KoothA free online counselling service for young people
ChildlineChildline is yours – a free, private and confidential service where you can talk about anything. We’re here for you online, on the phone, anytime.