Resources

Below are some websites and guides we think you might find helpful…

 

ChatHealth – A new text messaging service encourages young people to contact a health professional with their concerns relating to exam stress, bullying, relationships, sexual health, drugs & alcohol and many more. They will get an immediate acknowledgement, and a reply within 24 hours. Young people say using a text service can be easier, especially if their concern is embarrassing or difficult to discuss face to face.

 

Have a look at the Young Minds guide to mental health support 

 

MindEd for families offers online support and advice

 

MindEd for professionals & volunteers  has a library of useful e-learning resources

 

If you are a parent who wants to understand more about your child’s online safety, check out these CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection) ‘How To’ guides

 

Mind, the mental health charity, has useful guides for children & young people, and parents

 

If you are struggling to cope, contact Samaritans

 

or, if you are a child, Childline