0151 709 3543 info@mooreskills.co.uk

Supporting your learners well-being, is essential for them to achieve.

Transitioning from school to further study can be a difficult time for young people.

Preparing for the world of work and learning to become more independent, can often be stressful.

Additionally, with the uptake of responsibility it can be hard to balance. Especially, moving out from the family home and no longer having the proximity to parents and guardians.

At Mooreskills, we understand the importance of our learners’ well being. Therefore, we have compiled a list of key contacts.

To get specialist advice regarding mental health issues, financial advice, study skills amongst other issues. Please note the below useful contacts.

These contacts are supplied from the mental health charity Mind to support students and learners with any life issues that may arise.

Carers UK

tel: 0808 808 7777

web: carersuk.org

email: advice@carersuk.org

Independent information and support for carers.

 

Students Against Depression

web: studentsagainstdepression.org

Information and support for students experiencing depression.

 

 

 

Citizens Advice

helplines: 08444 111 444

TextRelay service: 08444 111 445

web: citizensadvice.org.uk

Confidential advice on a range of issues.

Samaritans

helpline: 116 123 (freephone)

email: jo@samaritans.org

web: samaritans.org

Emotional support for anyone in distress.

 

UMHAN

web: umhan.com

National network of University Mental Health Advisers.

 

Open University

web: open.ac.uk/skillsforstudy

Information on study skills.

 

Drink Aware

web: drinkaware.co.uk

Information about managing alcohol safely.

 

Not Going To Uni

web: notgoingtouni.co.uk

Information and advice about alternatives to university.

 

Elefriends

web: elefriends.org.uk

A supportive community which provides online peer support for anyone experiencing a mental health problem

 

Nightline

web: nightline.ac.uk

Lists contact information for support and listening services run in universities and colleges across the UK.

 

Frank

web: talktofrank.com

Information and advice about drugs.

 

NHS Choices – Student Health

web: nhs.uk/Livewell/studenthealth

Advice on student health issues.

 

The Money Charity

email: hello@themoneycharity.org.uk

web: themoneycharity.org.uk

 

NHS service finder

web: nhs.uk/service-search

Search facility which allows you to look for a health service, including a GP, in your area.

 

National Careers Service

web: nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

 

 

 

Information and advice on planning your career.

National Union of Students

tel: 0845 5210 262

web: nus.org.uk

Promoting and defending the rights of students.

Student Minds

email: hello@studentminds.org.uk

web: studentminds.org.uk

Information about student mental health and local peer support programmes.

Unipol

web: unipol.org.uk

The student housing charity.

 

 

The Student Room

web: thestudentroom.co.uk

Online student forum for students to discuss universities, health, lifestyle and relationships.

 

Time to Change

web: time-to-change.org.uk

National campaign to challenge stigma around mental health.

 

YoungMinds

helpline: 0808 802 5544

web: youngminds.org.uk

Information for both parents and young people about mental health.

For trainers and assessors if you require any further information, or are concerned about a learner’s safety. Please refer to our safeguarding section for our Mooreskills safeguarding policy and complete a Cause for concern form.