Emotional wellbeing and mental health

There are a range of issues and experiences that can affect children and young people's emotional wellbeing and mental health.

Achieving for Children (AfC), who provide children's services in Kingston and Richmond have an emotional wellbeing service which includes managing referrals to child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS). 

YoundMinds is another organisation that offers helpful support to young people.


The following organisations provide bereavement support locally: 


Visit Getting it on website for details of counselling options for children and young people in your borough.

Eating disorders

Getting it on website offers information on eating disorders and support.


For information and support view: 


For information on suicide and supporting children and young people who may be affected visit: