Last updated:

19th April 2024

Emotional and mental health support for children and young people

If you are having mental health problems, you are not alone. 1 in 4 of us will have problems with our mental health at some point in our lives.

Sometimes it can feel like we don't have any control over what we think or how we feel. At these times we many need to ask for help to make us feel better.

Getting support

The following services provide mental health and wellbeing assistance and guidance to young people, families, and professionals in the Wokingham borough.

Mental Health Support Team (MHST)

The Mental Health Support Team (MHST) support children and young people with emerging, mild or moderate mental health difficulties which may be affecting day to day life.  

To find out further information including who is eligible to access this service, please visit the Mental Health Support Team (MHST) web page.

    Emotional Wellbeing Hub

    The Emotional Wellbeing Hub is for people who have concerns about the emotional or mental health of a child or young person aged between 0 and 19 years. The service is also available if you're a young person needing support.

    Visit our Emotional Wellbeing Hub web page for details on the support offered by the service. 

    Online peer support - Tellmi app

    Tellmi is a safe, anonymous app where you can talk about absolutely anything, giving you the tools to manage your own mental health and support others. From anxiety to autism, dating to depression, self-harm to self-esteem. Moderators pre-check everything to keep you safe and in-house counsellors are always on hand if you need extra support.

    This service has been commissioned to provide support for young people aged 11-18yrs across West Berkshire NHS in partnership with West Berkshire, Reading, and Wokingham Borough Councils.

    Download the Tellmi app 

    Use the online version of Tellmi 

    The Tellmi App can be downloaded from Google Play Store or Apple Store.

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