Please note that all self-referrals are closed until Tuesday, 28th May 2024 - In case of emergency please contact 07861 907133

Please note that all self-referrals are closed until Tuesday, 28th May 2024 - In case of emergency please contact 07861 907133

Visit us

Dorsten Square, Crawley, RH11 8XW, UK

Email us

info@freeshopcrawley.com

Call us

07861907133

Additional Support Options

Special thanks to our mental health partner Nicky Edwards from Dandelion Training and  Development for their collaboration in making this happen.
Support
SANE offers emotional support, information and guidance to young people affected by mental health.

Textcare is an out of hours helpline (4pm-10pm)
0300 304 7000
sane.org.uk
Winston’s Wish is a UK based bereavement charity for children. They offer emotional and practical support for children and their families.

0808 8020 021
winstonswish.org
Self-Harm UK (Alumina) is a project designed to support young people, aged 10-17, who self-harm.

01582 877220
selfharm.co.uk
Young Minds is a charity focussing on children’s mental health.

Parent helpline – 0808 802 5544
youngminds.org.uk
SHOUT offers a 24/7 text support service for young people experiencing a mental health crisis.

Texts are free Text YM to 85258
Drugfam – Support for families, friends and partners affected by someone else’s addiction to drugs or alcohol. Open 9am to 9pm, every day.

0300 888 3853
Refuge – For women and children after Domestic violence

0808 2000 247
refuge.org.uk
Change Grow Live offer drug and alcohol support to individuals, parents and families

changegrowlive.org
Mind offer advice and support to those experiencing mental health challenges.

0300 1233 393‬
mind.org.uk
The Samaritans are a UK charity offering mental health crisis phone lines and support

116 123
samaritans.org
Cruse Bereavement Care is a UK based charity which supports those who have been bereaved

0808 808 1677
cruse.org.uk
Child Bereavement UK supports children and their families after the loss of a child, or when a child is grieving

0800 028 8840
childbereavementuk.org
Women’s Aid – Supporting women and children

womensaid.org.uk
The Mens Advice Line – For male domestic abuse survivors

0808 801 0327
Selfcare Strategies​

Taking care of ourselves can include:

Being out in nature

Being hydrated

Fresh air

Sunshine

Listening to music

Talking

Being creative

Being logical

A hot bath or shower

ASMR or bilateral stimulation

Exercise

Having a routine

Regulation Strategies

If you are feeling anxious or overwhelmed, some strategies that can help are:

Crunchy Snacks

Jumping or swinging

Music

Cold Drink

Frozen fruit slices

Be with animals

Ice pack on your neck

Breathe in for 4, hold for 4 and Out for 6

Be in nature

Cold shower

5 things you can see,
4 things you can feel,
3 things I can hear,
2 things I can smell

Chewy sweets