Talking Hatch

is for those who want such interaction. Talking with the staff team via phonecall, messaging or facetime. Speaking with those who have lived experience of mental health problems, discussion and advice. Referrals can be made for other parts of the Hatch that may be beneficial.


Phonecalls to staff on shift. Facetime conversations. Speaking to other young people and staff in groups or 1 to 1. Walk and Talks that can be booked with staff.

Do you want to talk to someone?

Ring YMCA support staff on

RETHINK Helpline: 0300 5000 927

MindInfoline: 0300 123 3393

Saneline: 0300 304 7000

SANEline is a national out-of-hours telephone helpline offering emotional support and information for people affected by mental health problems.


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