Emotional wellbeing

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Looking after your emotional and mental wellbeing is really important and when things are getting on top of you it helps to talk – to a caring friend, family member, teacher or youth worker.

Our team of youth workers are here to provide a sympathetic listening ear and confidential support, help and advice to young people. We can help if you are feeling overwhelmed with emotions or are struggling to cope with the challenges you might face in your life. 

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At the Rendezvous we don’t judge. Everything is kept confidential unless we think someone is at risk (in which case we have a legal duty to report it).

We’re not counsellors but we have had training and have lots of experience to help with:

  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Bullying
  • Eating disorders
  • Family relationships
  • Gender identity
  • Relationships
  • School refusal
  • Self-harm
  • Suicidal thoughts

Thank you for your kindness and help – you have helped get me where I am today. I will be forever grateful. You will never understand how much your calls meant to me and helped me… xx

Get in touch

If you’re a young person you can get in touch with us directly – you don’t need anyone’s permission. You can phone or message Jemma on 07521 178920 or use the form below to send us an email.

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If you are struggling with anxiety, you may be interested in this booklet. It was produced by a group of young people (15-17) who come to the Rendezvous and who also struggle with anxiety. They took part in the Discovery Project and decided they wanted to explain to teachers what it feels like to have anxiety. Their lives are changing now and yours can too. Do get in touch if you’re struggling.

Please remember that in the case of an emergency you should always call 999. And in times of crisis there are always people to talk to – if we’re not open you can contact these organisations at any time of day or night:
Childline –  0800 1111
The Samaritans –  116 123