Getting Advice


BBC Bitesize offers support, advice and tips to children and young people on a host of areas including mental health, wellbeing, resilience, identity and healthy relationships. All age groups


Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families provide support to children and young people, sharing clear, simple advice and resources. All age groups. Text: AFC to 85258


Every Mind Matters have expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing, including sleep, self-care, and dealing with change. All age groups


Kooth free, safe and anonymous online mental wellbeing community, accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. It includes: • a magazine • discussion boards • messages or live chat with their team • a daily journal. All age groups


Visyon Parent / Carers and Young People can access advice (this may be a listening ear or help with sign posting and or recorded webinars such as managing anxiety.


Mermaids offer a free and confidential phone and web-chat service which has been designed specifically to support trans, gender diverse and non-binary students.


Young Minds offers online information on COVID-19 and mental health for children and young people.


Need to talk?

0800 1111 24 hr

Support Line

ChatHealth is a new text messaging service for young people across Cheshire East, Knowsley, St Helens and Wirral.

ChatHealth School Nurse Service Cheshire East – 07507 329908

If you’re aged 11-19 you can text a school nurse to get confidential health and wellbeing advice about:

  • Anxiety 

  • Healthy lifestyles 

  • Relationships 

  • Sleeping 

  • Friendships 

  • Nutrition and diet  

  • Healthy eating 

  • Bullying 

  • Exam stress

  • Mental wellbeing 

  • Anger management 

  • Feelings and emotions

  • Body image

  • Self-harm 

  • Exercise 

  • Puberty

  • Stress 

  • Sexual health 

  • Alcohol

It’s up to you if you want to give your name. You can even choose to text a School Nurse anonymously.

The School Nursing Team is here for you and will provide you confidential support and advice – there are lots of things they can help with.

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My name is Joanne Green and I work as a Careers Adviser at The Changing Education Group. We work in Partnership with  many schools and colleges across Cheshire. I will be visiting school every Tuesday, delivering advice and guidance meetings and producing individualised action plans for students. I can provide information, advice and guidance and explore ideas about post 16 options, subject choices, university and decision making around careers. I have been a qualified Careers Adviser for 17 years and during this time I have provided advice and guidance to young people and adults of all ages and have also worked in apprentice recruitment.

If you would like to arrange a Careers Meeting, please speak to Mrs Mullaney.

What to expect from your Careers interview with Joanne

  • A chance to think and talk about your plans for the future.

  • The chance to talk about your plans for after year 11 and the sort of career you would like.

  • You may be asked questions about what you like doing in and outside of school.

  • If you have a career in mind you may be asked to think about the skills and abilities you need for this.

  • Joanne will be able to tell you about helpful websites for researching your ideas.

What you can do before your Interview

  • Think about possible career ideas.

  • List some things that interest you.

  • List your skills and abilities (the things you are good at)

  • Write down any questions you want to ask