Depression, Anxiety & Stress
Our Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) works with young people who are experiencing significant, severe and complex difficulties with their mental health.
These difficulties range from feeling low a lot of the time and worrying about lots of things to finding and fitting in with friends, hearing voices, having significant difficulties around eating, self-harming and even considering killing themselves.
Number 22 Counselling
Number 22 are a registered charity providing free and confidential counselling to adults and young people in Windsor, Maidenhead and Slough, supporting those in distress where clients can feel valued and heard.
Number 22 provides counselling, advocacy and independent visiting services to the community, free at the point of use.
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)
We are BACP and we exist for one simple reason – counselling changes lives. The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy is the professional association for members of the counselling professions in the UK.
Free anonymous online chat for young people to discuss your mental health issues.
Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
Telephone: 116 123
Raising a family can be rewarding and enjoyable time but we know there are times when extra support is needed. In May 2021, the new Family Hub Service replaced the previously known Youth Service, Children’s Centres and Family Resilience Teams with the aim of providing a whole family approach to supporting our children, young people and families. The new service is made up of 2 area hubs (Maidenhead and Windsor Areas) with staff also located outside of the area hubs and working across the borough.
Emotional First Aid for Parents
This is not a parenting course, but focuses on a parents’ own emotional wellbeing; helping them to identify their own early warning signs of emotional distress and develop their own sense of positive emotional health and wellbeing. The course will offer an overview of mental health and well-being in relation to being a parent.
Prevent Suicide - Stay Alive App
The Stay Alive app is a pocket suicide prevention resource for the UK, packed full of useful information to help you stay safe. You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide.
In addition to the resources, the app includes a safety plan, customisable reasons for living, and a life box where you can store photos that are important to you.
If you have suicidal feelings, please speak with your doctor.
Berkshire Talking Therapies
Problems such as anxiety, depression, stress and phobias are very common. Talking Therapies is a friendly and approachable service that helps people with these problems.
Telephone: 0300 365 2000