Useful Links

 

National Support

Childline – www.childline.org.uk
Contact ChildLine anytime on 0800 1111 – calls are free and confidential. The Childline website also has lots of help and advice on all sorts of topics, including bullying, domestic violence, eating problems, exam stress, friends, HIV and AIDS, pregnancy and contraception, racism, stepfamiles and more.

The Site – www.thesite.org
TheSite.org aims to be the first place all young adults turn to when they need support and guidance. It includes factsheets and articles on all the key issues facing young people including: sex and relationships; drinking and drugs; work and study; housing, legal and finances; and health and wellbeing. There are also discussion boards on these topics.

There4me – www.there4me.com
There4me is for you if you’re worried about something and need some help. It can help with loads of issues like abuse, bullying, exams, drugs and self harm.

bullying

Kidscape – www.kidscape.org.uk
Useful information on bullying.

Stop Cyber Bullying – www.stopcyberbullying.org
A website explaining what cyberbulling is, what you can do about it and how to report it.

Bullying UK – www.bullying.co.uk/
Advice on problems including Cyberbullying and bullying outside school.

disa

Sibs – http://www.sibs.org.uk
Information for children growing up with a disabled brother or sister.

drugs

Alateen – www.al-anonuk.org.uk
For young people aged twelve to twenty, who are affected by someone who has a problem with drinking.

Talk to Frank – www.talktoFRANK.com
Confidential drugs advice and information service available 24 hours a day.

family2

CAFCASS Children & CAFCASS Teenagers – www.cafcass.gov.uk
Information for children and teenagers whose parents are going to family court because they are splitting up or because they are finding it hard to look after their children properly or keep them safe.

emotions

No Limits – www.nolimitshelp.org.uk/
No Limits is a charity that offers information, advice, counselling, advocacy and support for young people under 26 living in Southampton and Hampshire.

Young Minds – www.youngminds.org.uk
Information for young people on abuse, depression, eating problems, education, self-harm, mental illness in the family and other mental health issues.

Counselling Directory- www.counselling-directory.org.uk
A national directory of counsellors, including information on many different types of distress, as well as articles, news, and events.
Remember that No Limits provides free Counselling for young people in Southampton

RD4U – www.rd4u.co.uk
A website designed for young people, by young people, to provide support after the death of someone close. There is a message board and support page.

sex

Sexwise – www.ruthinking.co.uk
Advice on sex, relationships and contraception for under 18s.

safe

Miss Dorothy – www.missdorothy.com
Miss Dorothy is an online character that helps children to enhance their self protective skills. It provides a range of materials to help children stay sage in both the real and virtual world.

Think U Know – www.thinkuknow.co.uk
A website created for children and young people of all ages full of great stuff on how to stay safe while you surf

Are you ok? – http://www.are-you-ok.org.uk/
Help for young people who’ve been a victim or witness of crime.

rights

Your Rights (The Rights of Children and Young People) – www.yourrights.org.uk
The Liberty Guide to Human Rights page on the rights of children and young people.

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