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Support groups & advice

There are a number of wellbeing services and local activity groups available in the area. If you need any support and advice, take a look at the below resources for more information.

Wellbeing & mental health services

Non-urgent advice: If you need urgent help

You can call 111 for some advice, or call your GP and book in an appointment. If there is an immediate risk of significant harm, go to A&E or call 999 for an emergency response.

Kooth & Qwell

Kooth and Qwell are digital mental health platforms that focus on improving mental health outcomes through a multitude of therapeutic pathways.

Kooth and Qwell are free, safe and anonymous for the user. These services have been commissioned by the local NHS, so there is no fee to pay, or referral needed to signpost patients or your workforce to the platforms.

Kooth.com is for 10-25’s. The content of this site is specifically aimed at children and young people.

Qwell.io is for over 18’s. The content of this site is specifically aimed at the adult population.

What can you find on Kooth & Qwell?

Kooth and Qwell give users the choice between professional support, community support or self help from live chat sessions, asynchronous messaging, magazine / self help articles & forums.

Staffordshire Together for Carers Service

Staffordshire Together for Carers Service is available to Carers of all ages, including young Carers (5-18), and adult Carers (18+) who either live in Staffordshire, or are registered with a Staffordshire GP or are providing unpaid care to someone that lives in Staffordshire.

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Action for Children – Staffordshire Emotional Health and Wellbeing Service

We are open for calls between 10am and 4pm. Please call 01782 977877.  If we can’t answer immediately leave a message, we’ll get back to you as soon as possible. Alternatively email StaffordshireEWB@actionforchildren.org.uk.

The Staffordshire Emotional Health and Wellbeing Service delivered by Action for Children.

The Service will support children and young people living in Staffordshire aged 5 to 18 years who are experiencing emotional health difficulties and need support to improve their wellbeing.

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