Need some advice?
If you are upset, unwell or worried about something you can speak to your Tutor or Head of Year who will listen and refer you to an appropriate person as necessary.
Help and advice
Useful Contacts for Young People – USEFUL CONTACTS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
Emotional health and counselling
You can find additional support for upcoming exam preparations and your mental health in the leaflets below:
Coping With Exams – For most people, exams are stressful. Whether you are worrying about your workload, anxious about performing or fearful about the future, it’s not unusual to feel this way.
Anxiety – We can feel anxious when we are worried, or afraid. Anxious thoughts and feelings are often linked to fears about something that is happening, or might happen in the future. It’s normal to feel anxious sometimes, especially when we are going through stressful life events or changes.
www.childline.org.uk Help is there for you – Ring anytime for confidential telephone counselling on Freephone 0800 1111 or for lots of interesting info about how you are feeling and what can help
www.offcentre.org.uk – Off Centre offers counselling, advice and information.
www.youngminds.org.uk – has information about emotional well being/ mental health
www.cafcass.gov.uk – provides information about parents separating and how it feels
www.bbclic.com/BeatBullying – gives you information and advice on bullying
www.rd4u.org.uk/YouthBooklet.pdf – offers you a leaflet about death, bereavement and grief
www.thehideout.org.uk – is a website about fights at home and domestic violence
www.camsden.co.uk – helps you understand and learn more about your feelings- hear what Cam and friends have to say at Cam’s Den
Relationships, social life and sexual health issues
www.brook.org.uk – Brook Centres offer drop in sessions or appointments to all ages on anything to do with sexual relationships and sexual health. Freephone 0808 802 1234 802 1234
www.talktofrank.com – offers information about drug and solvent misuse Freephone 0800 776600
www.talksafe.org – Talksafe is a safe place to get the answers that matter to you – learn more, get advice from a mentor your own age or talk to a counsellor. Just click on your age-group to get started.
www.ruthinking.co.uk – Are you thinking? answers all your questions online or on: Freephone 0800 28 29 30
www.ypsh.net – can help you with any queries about your sexual health
www.queeryouth.org.uk/community – will answer your Questions about your sexual identity
www.al-anon.org.uk/alateen – Alateen is for teenage relatives and friends of alcoholics. Alateen is part of Al-Anon.
Extremism, Radicalisation, Terrorism
- Educate against hate – https://educateagainsthate.com/
- ThinkUKnow – https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/
- NSPCC Talking to children about terrorism – https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/reporting-abuse/dedicated-helplines/protecting-children-from-radicalisation/
- Parentzone – https://www.parents.parentzone.org.uk/
- Ineqe Safeguarding group – https://ineqe.com/safeguarding-hub/
- BBC Newsround – https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround
- Simple Politics – https://www.simplepolitics.co.uk/