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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, Pastoral Leader or any other trusted adult in the school.  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 jo@samaritans.org

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  help@getconnected.org.uk   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

Helpful booklets: Anxiety.