A Monster Calls
The story of A Monster Calls tells the tale of Conor, his friends and family, as they face challenges that many of us can relate to. We have compiled a list of charities and organisations that can help inform and support young people who find themselves in similar situations to Conor and the other characters portrayed in the play.
MindMate Leeds is the name for all the different ways children and young people in the city can get support with their mental health and wellbeing.
MindMate is part of the Future in Mind:Leeds Strategy – a plan for Leeds explaining how people will work together to improve children and young people’s emotional and mental health.
St Gemma's Hospice provides information and support for children and young people when someone in their family is seriously ill or has died.
The St Gemma’s Young People’s Service arranges all kinds of fun activities for children of all ages, to help them cope with their feelings and worries.
Leeds Young Carers Support Service provides specialist information, advice and support for young carers, their families and the organisations working with them across Leeds.
Henry Barran Centre, Amberton Grove,
Leeds LS8 3JR
Tel: 0113 733 9126
Childline is here to help anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through. You can talk about anything. Whether it’s something big or small, our trained counsellors are here to support you. Childline is free, confidential and available any time, day or night. You can talk to us:
Cruse is a national charity that provides advice, information and support to anyone who has been bereaved (children, young people and adults), whenever or however the death occurred. The service is provided by trained, experienced volunteers, and is confidential and free.
Cruse Bereavement Care – call 0808 808 1677
Monday and Friday, 9.30am to 5pm; Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9.30am to 8pm; Saturday and Sunday 10am to 2pm
"We support children, young people and families who are experiencing mild to moderate difficulties caused by the death of someone close. We also take enquiries and provide schools and professionals with advice and talks."
call 0808 802 0111 Monday to Friday, 9am to 9pm,
or email email@example.com
"Even young children can pick up on how people around them are feeling and changes in routine, whether you have told them what is happening or not. These changes can feel very worrying and frightening, but there are ways that you can help them to cope."