‘Shout’ – support for young people struggling at school

‘Shout’ – support for young people struggling at school

A new service for children struggling with their mental health leading to them avoiding school

Shout – Text WILTS to 85258

This service, commissioned by Wiltshire Council is Wiltshire specific – individuals can text WILTS to 85258 to receive free, confidential support from a trained volunteer via text message, this is available for all ages. As the service is free it will not appear on the texter’s bill.

Where required the texters will receive Wiltshire specific signposting and the Council, as commissioners, will receive data around the types of support being offered/reasons for texters using the service.

This service, which went live on 2nd November 2022, is provided by Mental Health Innovations who are the charity that run the national text SHOUT service.