Safeguarding – Useful links for parents Student Wellbeing



Kooth – www.kooth.com/
Free and confidential online counselling for young people in BANES

Domestic violence

You Think You Know – www.thinkuknow.co.uk/
Child Exploitation and Online Protection – www.ceop.police.uk
NSPCC – www.nspcc.org
Online safety

General advice

Bath and North East Somerset Safeguarding Children Board – www.bathnes.gov.uk/services/children-young-people-and-families/child-protection
Child protection

Helping your son/daughter/young person cope with exam stress

Preventing Tragedies – www.preventtragedies.co.uk
Let’s Talk About It – www.ltai.info
Preventing radicalisation

Developing Health & Independence – http://www.dhi-online.org.uk/do/bath/project-28/
Drugs and alcohol services

Young Minds – www.youngminds.org.uk/
The voice for young people’s mental health & well-being

Mental Health Charity – A-Z of mental health particularly useful

Anxiety UK – www.anxietyuk.org.uk
Most anxiety-related issues covered in detail

Excellent CBT-style approach to anxiety. Note: Website also offers info on depression, suicide, psychosis and many other conditions

No Panic – www.nopanic.org.uk
General info on anxiety and details of youth helpline

Time to Change – www.time-to-change.org.uk
General resources and personal stories about MH

Most MH conditions aimed at young people and teachers

Mental Health Foundation Resources- www.mentalhealth.org.uk/projects/right-here/resources
Very good resources geared towards YPMH

Mental Health Foundation Booklets – www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications
Booklets on many MH conditions

Papyrus – www.papyrus-uk.org
Young people and suicide

Students against depression – www.studentsagainstdepression.org
Issues around depression

Mental Health Foundation A-Z – www.mentalhealth.org.uk/a-to-z
A-Z of key MH issues & conditions

CBT-style approach to depression. Clearly explained

Many, well-written NHS self-help booklets

Information on self harming

Coping with exams – downloadable document
Tips for parents and carers ahead of exam season

Advice to protect young people from becoming victims of financial scams.

Essential support for under 25s

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