SUPPORT is available for parents who are concerned over their child's mental health.

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust provides lots of support for children and young people, as well as mental health and wellbeing services which may help parents/carers too.

The Starting Well team work across Worcestershire providing a range of support for parents, from the antenatal stage right through a child’s developmental years.

Its website provides lots of help and information, including financial advice and details of support groups.

Worcestershire Starting Well Service –

If you are a new dad preparing for parenthood there is also a new online resource called DadPad.

It covers the practical and emotional elements of being a father and provides links to national and local resources.

DadPad -

If you have a child under 5 years, and need advice on issues such as feeding, behaviour or constipation, contact our telephone advisory service. The service is available Monday – Friday 9am until 3pm.

Telephone Advisory Service (TAS) - 0300 123 9551

The Healthy Minds service provides a range of support if you’re feeling stressed, worried or anxious. You can self-refer using the number above or online at

Healthy Minds - 0300 302 1313 (Mon-Fri 9am until 5pm)

For information on these services and more,