Useful Links for Young People

Anti-Bullying Alliance

Web: http://www.anti-bullyingalliance.org.uk/

A group who want to stop bullying and create safe environments in which children and young people can live, grow, play and learn.

Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) calculator

BAC levels are used to determine if a person should be able to operate a motor vehicle legally. This guide will explain what BAC is, why it’s important to know your level before making decisions, and what the consequences of some of those decisions might be. It also includes a BAC calculator, please click below.

BAC calculator

Brook

Tel: 0808 802 1234

Web: http://www.brook.org.uk/

The sexual health charity for young people under 25 offering confidential advice.

Bullying UK

Tel: 0808 800 2222

Web: http://www.bullying.co.uk/

Support and guidance for bullying related matters and the effects the occur because of the bullying.

Carers Direct

Tel: 0300 123 1053

Web: http://www.nhs.uk/

Confidential information and advice for anyone looking after someone else.

ChildLine

Tel: 0800 1111

Web: https://www.childline.org.uk/

Support, information and advice for children on any topic they want to talk about.

DrugRehab

Tel: 0844 223 2080

Web: https://www.drugrehab.com/guides/bullying/

An information resource that provides well-researched and fact-based guides, pages, and articles about substance abuse, addiction, and mental health issues.

EACH

Tel: 0808 1000 143

Web: http://www.each.education/

EACH has a freephone Actionline for children experiencing homophobic bullying.

Frank

Tel: 0300 123 6600

Web: http://www.talktofrank.com/

Call for confidential and friendly advice about drugs from professional advisers who will give you straight up, unbiased information.

FPA

Tel: 0845 122 8690

Web: http://www.fpa.org.uk/

For information and advice on contraception, sexually transmitted infections, pregnancy choices, abortion, or planning a pregnancy.

Guide to Screen Addictions

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The time we spend in front of screens has a huge influence on our lives. Take control and ensure your digital devices have a positive impact on your life.

Head Meds

Web: http://www.headmeds.org.uk/

Head Meds offers a database of all the medication which you could be potentially prescribed. In addition to this it offers the correct dosages for your age and the risks which follow from taking the medication.

Kooth

Web: https://kooth.com/

Kooth, from XenZone, is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop and free at the point of use.

Mind

Tel: 0300 123 3393

Web: http://www.mind.org.uk/

Mind provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem.

MyTutor

Web: https://www.mytutor.co.uk/schoolsblog/2017/07/21/student-mental-health-problems/

A useful overview of ways to support students with mental health issues; full of practical advice, tips, and information.

NSPCC

Tel: 0800 1111 (For U18’s) / 0808 800 5000

Web: http://www.nspcc.org.uk/

National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children is a charity which works to ensure protection and support for children and young people.

Pregnancy Advisory Service

Tel: 03457 30 40 30

Web: https://www.bpas.org/

For information and advice on abortion and pregnancy services that are available to you.

SupportLine

Tel: 01708 765200

Web: http://www.supportline.org.uk/problems/a-z.php

An A-Z of contacts for all kinds of problems that relate to all ranging from exam stress to gambling.

The Samaritans

Tel: 08457 90 90 90

Web: http://www.samaritans.org/

Confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day, for people who feel distressed, despairing or suicidal.

Young Minds

Tel: 020 7089 5050

Web: http://www.youngminds.org.uk/

Young Minds is a charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. They can also offer training and promotional leaflets about sensitive topics such as depression and anger.

Youth Access

Web: http://www.youthaccess.org.uk/

Youth Access provides information, advice and counselling on a vast range of topics concerning young people.