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Not feeling good?

Many people struggle with their self-esteem, feeling down and overwhelmed.

But there is help available.

Feelings can be hard to make sense of. You might not even know why you feel a certain way.

We all have lots of feelings and emotions when we experience different things.

Talking about things might feel tough, but there are lots of people that can help you.

Childline's coping kit

When you’re feeling low or overwhelmed, it can be hard to know how to cope. But distracting yourself or doing something positive can really help.

Even doing just one positive thing every day can help to improve your mood.

Not sure what you want to do today? Use the Childline tool to help.

Emotional wellbeing and mental health

The Bromley Local Offer provides a range of information about local and national services that can help you, including:

  • Bromley Community Wellbeing Service (Bromley Y)
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)
  • Kooth
  • Samaritans
  • and much more.

Getting help in a mental health crisis

In an emergency you should go to the Accident and Emergency (A&E) department of your local hospital.

Mental Health Crisis Line:

0800 330 8590 (24 hour service)

The crisis line is a 24hr telephone service for residents of Bexley, Bromley and Greenwich who may be experiencing a mental health crisis. The crisis line provides an opportunity to talk to a mental health professional about your mental health crisis and provides advice and information for carers, family and friends who may know someone experiencing a mental health crisis.

How to get urgent support

If you feel extremely distressed and worried that you might not be able to keep yourself safe, there is lots of urgent support available, including 24/7 NHS mental health helplines in every London borough.

Call the 24/7 Support Number for South London, including Bromley:

0800 330 8590

To learn more, visit the Good Thinking website.

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