A MENTAL health charity that supports young people across the borough has urged people to reach out if they feel alone during the second national lockdown.

TADS (Therapies for Anxiety Depression and Stress), based at Churchfield Court, will remain open for the next few months in a bid to support children and young people who may be struggling.

The team is ready to work remotely to abide by coronavirus guidelines whilst also being available to support and advice children and young people with mental health concerns.

A spokesperson for the charity said: “We are open for business and we have used this time to build the most fantastic new team at TADS.

“During this unusual time we have found ourselves in we have adapted, we have recruited a new team of wellbeing practitioners, new management and we have brought new support systems into place.

“So we can now continue to help you throughout lockdown or through whatever challenges we may face.

“Our support services are now available online via video calls - FaceTime, WhatsApp, Zoom, Teams or Messenger.

“Our team has been working tirelessly to fill their diaries, all to meet the needs of the young people in our area.

“Barnsley we’ve got you. We’ve got big plans for the future, we are still here for you and we will continue to be so throughout Covid-19.”

If you or someone you know needs additional support as the country moves into lockdown, email admin@tadsbarnsley.co.uk.