Posted: Tue, 06 Jun 2023 13:00
Free, safe and confidential mental health support for children & young people is available through the new "My Self Referral" page created by NHS Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland.
In a significant stride towards enhancing healthcare accessibility and empowering young people, NHS Leicestershire, Leicester, and Rutland have unveiled an innovative online platform called "My Self Referral" aimed at people under the age of 18.
This user-friendly website aims to streamline the process of seeking medical services and enable individuals to take charge of their mental health journey by accessing information or self-referring to mental health programmes.
The website currently provides information on the following mental health conditions:
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
- Eating Disorders
- Hearing Voices
- Learning Disabilities
- Managing Thoughts and Feelings
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- School Avoidance
- Substance Misuse
- Suicidal Thoughts
The page is full of useful resources, detailing ways that children & young people can help manage their own mental health or be guided towards the appropriate help where needed.