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Feeling Worried or Anxious?

Health & Well-being Support

Please try not to worry if you usually get help & support in school. During any times we are closed you can pick from this list of services if you need to talk to someone. If you work with a Young People’s Worker, Centre 33 or the Young Carers you can contact them directly on the numbers they have given you.



Information/Support Offered

Contact details


Support with feelings of Depression, Anxiety, Self-harming, Suicidal thoughts, Stressed

Young Minds

Crisis Messenger

text YM to 85258


Online, on the phone help about all areas of concern. Web site is full of useful information

0800 1111


victim of theft, robbery, attacks, abuse, violence, harassment, or stalking?

0300 3031965


In a Gang and want out? Know someone else who needs help getting out of gang related activity?

call 24/7 on 07539183975


Need help with Drug & Alcohol abuse?

CASUS is an early intervention drug and alcohol service for young people aged 10-18 in Northamptonshire.

    01223 214614


Supporting teenage mental health 


For your mind, for your body – support for all areas


National Society for the Protection of Children

0808 800 5000 (free)


Support for people in crisis

08457 909090

School Nursing

Chat Service

07480 635443


Free safe and online support for young people


Mental health and emotional well-being to support children

Peterborough:  0330 0581 657

Cambridgeshire :  0330 0581 659


Apps to download for self-help.


Helps you with


Calm Harm (part of STEM)

help you to resist or manage the urge to   self-harm and can help to reduce anxiety.


Clear Fear (part of STEM)

Clear Fear is a free app to help children and young people manage the symptoms of anxiety.

Combined Minds (part of STEM)

Combined Minds is a free app to help families and friends provide mental health support.

What’s Up

Use the positive and negative habit tracker to maintain your good habits

Mind Shift

Mind Shift stresses the importance of changing how you think about anxiety. Think of this app as the cheerleader in your pocket, encouraging you to take charge of your life, ride out intense emotions, and face challenging situations.


The Happify app is your fast-track to a good mood. Try various engaging games, activity suggestions, gratitude prompts and more to train your brain as if it were a muscle, to overcome negative thoughts.


Local Foodbanks

Food Bank (Ely)

Countess Free Church

Tues 11-12.30, Fri 13.00 – 14.00

Food Bank (Littleport)

St George’s Church but currently working from home

Tues and Fri 10-12, contact via facebook page

You can also email and someone from the safeguarding team will help you or try the Helping Hands email address where you can also get student peer led support for day to day concerns and anxiety...

Mental Wellbeing and External Support - Sway Link                                              

Links to various external support, national and local partners, can we found on our dedicated sway which we regularly update and share with our students, parents and communities. You can find the SWAY here:


CLICK HERE to go to the Mental Health Sway: Ely College - external support
                                                                              Go to this Sway