Mental Health (Child and Young Adult 0-25)
Forward Thinking Birmingham
For the first time 0-25 year olds experiencing mental health problems will be seen by the same service, Forward Thinking Birmingham. The service is now live and provides support, care and treatment tailored to your needs, no matter where you live in the city, or how complex your needs. The only requirement is that you are registered with a Birmingham GP.
Website: Forward Thinking
Pause Walk-in Centre
Pause is our city centre drop-in service, based in Digbeth.
Run by our partners at The Children’s Society, it’s a little bit different to other mental health services you might have experienced. The best bit about Pause is you don’t need an appointment; you can simply drop in for a chat.
Address: 21 Digbeth, Birmingham B5 6BJ
Telephone: 0300 300 0099
Jiggins Lane recommends the Clear Fear App for 11 to 19-year-olds
The Clear Fear app powered by stem4 provides ways for children and young people to manage symptoms of anxiety. Developed by Dr Nihara Krause, a Consultant Clinical Psychologist, together with ideas from young people, Clear Fear uses a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) framework to help change anxious thoughts and emotions, alter anxious behaviours and calm fear responses.
The app also has helpful descriptions of the different ways in which anxiety shows, resources and a ‘grit box’ to boost resilience.
It is not a substitute for the mental health professional.
For more info visit https://www.clearfear.co.uk
Calm Harm is an award-winning app developed for teenage mental health charity stem4 by Dr Nihara Krause, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, using the basic principles of an evidence-based therapy called Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT).
Calm Harm provides tasks to help you resist or manage the urge to self-harm. You can make it private by setting a password, and personalise the app if you so wish. You will be able to track your progress and notice the change.
Please note the app is an aid in treatment but does not replace it.
Please click here to download app