PSHE - Support and advice information

If you are affected by any of the issues raised in PSHE lessons, do not bottle it up, talk to someone; friends, family, your Tutor, Student Progress Leader or any other trusted adult in the college.  If you do not feel comfortable talking to any of these people, then there are a number of agencies and organisations who can offer help, advice, support and guidance.  Some of which are listed below:

Childline

Get help and advice about a wide range of issues, call us on 0800 1111, talk to a counsellor online, send Childline an email or post on the message boards. https://www.childline.org.uk/ Tel: 0800 1111

NSPCC

National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children is a charity campaigning and working in child protection, offering confidential support and advice. www.nspcc.org.uk Tel: 0808 800 5000

Young Minds

An organisation that offers support on mental health and wellbeing. www.youngminds.org.uk

HopeLine

Runs a confidential advice helpline if you are a young person at risk of suicide or are worried about a young person at risk of suicide. Tel: 0800 068 8255

Esafety

www.kidsmart.org.uk

Stonewall

Charity promoting the rights of the LGBTQ+ community. www.stonewall.org Tel: 020 7593 1850

Talk to Frank

Friendly and confidential drugs advice. www.talktofrank.com Text: 82111 or Tel:l 0300 123 6600

Cruse Bereavement Care

Cruse Bereavement Care provides support after the death of someone close including face to face, group support, as well as bereavement support for children. www.cruse.org.uk Tel: 0808 808 1677

Samaritans

Samaritans is available 24 hours a day for anyone struggling to cope and provide a safe place to talk where calls are completely confidential.  https://www.samaritans.org/  Tel:  0116 123 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Organisations dealing with alcohol related issues

www.drinkaware.co.uk and www.alcoholconcern.org.uk  Tel:  020 7566 9800

BEAT Eating Disorders

A charity offering support and advice to help combat eating disorders.  www.b-eat.co.uk Tel:  Youth line  0808 801 0711 and the helpline Tel:  0808 801 0677. 

Bereavement

www.childbereavementuk.org and www.winstonswish.org.uk are both websites that offer advice on issues surrounding bereavement.

Broken Rainbow

Offering support for LGBTQ+ community experiencing domestic violence  www.brokenrainbow.org.uk National Helpline Tel:  0300 999 5428

Organisations dealing with drugs related issues

The NHS has lots of advice on its website  www.nhs.uk/Livewell/drugs

Ditch the Label

A leading international anti-bullying charity, with a website full of useful and empowering information.  www.ditchthelabel.org

Fearless

A service that allows to talk about any aspect of crime anonymously and offers help and support to those who need it  www.fearless.org

Get Connected

Is a free advice service for people under 25  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Tel:  0808 808 4994

Men’s Advice Line 

A helpline for make victims of domestic violence  www.mensadviceline.org.uk  Tel:  0808 801 0327

National Centre for Eating Disorders

www.eating-disorders.org.uk  Tel:  0845 838 2040

Rape Crisis England and Wales

A range of services for women and girls who have experienced some form of sexual violence. www.rapecrisis.org.uk  Tel:  0808 802 9999

The RA Trust

Helping young people with all areas of sexual health  www.ratrust.org.uk/

Refuge

National charity that provides a wide range of specialist domestic violence services.  www.refuge.org.uk Tel:  0808 2000 247

Survivors Assistance Network

The Survivors Assistance Network (SAN) provides free practical and emotional support to people affected by a terrorist incident. If you have been affected by an act of terror, as a witness, or losing a loved one, or having sustained injuries, SAN can help. Assistance is offered via telephone, email and face-to face-visits. http://www.survivorsassistancenetwork.org/  Tel:  01925 581240 

Support after Murder and Manslaughter

Support after Murder and Manslaughter offers understanding and support to families and friends who have been bereaved as a result of murder or manslaughter, through the mutual support of others who have suffered a similar tragedy.  http://www.disasteraction.org.uk/  Tel:  0845 8723440

The Terrence Higgins Trust

A charity focusing specifically on HIV and AIDS  www.tht.org.uk

Think You Know

Offers advice to young people on sex, relationships and the internet  www.thinkuknow.co.uk 

Women’s Aid

A key national charity that coordinates and supports a network of organisations to help prevent domestic abuse and support those suffering. www.womensaid.org.uk  Tel:  0808 2000 247

Victim Support

Victim Support provides emotional and practical help to victims or witnesses of any crime, whether or not it has been reported to the police. https://www.victimsupport.org.uk/  Tel:  0808 16 89 111 (24/7)

Youthline

Youthline provides a free, confidential counselling service for young people attending secondary school, and young adults up to the age of 25. www.youthline.com   Tel:  0345 634 7650