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Self harming and suicidal ideation support for young people.

North Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Partnership have a wealth of information and advice to support young people who are self harming or experiencing suicidal ideation. Below are links to are key resources and local and national support services:

North Yorkshire pathway of support for self harming and suicidal ideation

Papyrus have a range of supporting information including a suicide safety plan:

Samaritans also have a safety plan and information


https://www.zerosuicidealliance.com/training has access to immediate free online training if a member of staff felt they needed further support / upskilling.

Compass Phoenix Service

Compass Phoenix is for children and young people aged 9 to 19 (and up to 25 for those with special educational needs or disabilities) who live in North Yorkshire. In relation to emotional wellbeing and mental health Compass REACH provide support at an early help and prevention level and therefore work with children/young people who are assessed as having mild to moderate needs.

Telephone 01904 661916 or on our Freephone number 0800 008 7452.

Email: Iphoenix@compass-uk.org

North Yorkshire (Compass Phoenix) – Compass (compass-uk.org)

Referral form – Compass-Phoenix-Referral-Form.docx (live.com)

CAMHS Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.

CAMHS can assess and treat children and young people with emotional, behavioural, or mental health difficulties that are impacting on their daily life.

CAMHS Crisis Service

Where you have urgent concerns regarding a child or young person’s mental health, please call CAMHS Crisis Service in the appropriate locality where you have a concern:

The single point of access for the TEWV service (covering all North Yorkshire except Craven) is: 0300 0134 778 Craven: BDCT First response 08009521181 7 days a week, 24 hours Crisis Service Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) crisis and liaison team 24 hours a day, seven days a week on freephone 0800 0516 171.

Health Child Service (Health Visiting Team)

Healthy Child Service for children and young people 6- 19 years old The healthy child programme for older children is aimed at those children who:

• need support for emotional wellbeing and resilience and, alongside other local services, in reducing risk taking in young people are in care

Parents, carers, and young people themselves.

Professionals can also contact the service by calling 03003 030 916

Emotional Wellbeing and Resilience Service 03003 030 916. For more information about the Healthy Child Service visit: Healthy child service | North Yorkshire Council Essential Safeguarding Training

National support:

In schools | Samaritans

Suicidal Feelings | Help And Advice For Young People | YoungMinds

Suicide | Childline

Help for suicidal thoughts – NHS (www.nhs.uk)


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