Text SHOUT to 85258 in the UK to text with a trained Crisis Volunteer.
In a crisis? Anxious? Worried? Stressed? Get 24/7 help from their team of Crisis Volunteers.
Shout is the UK’s first 24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help.
Shout is powered by a team of volunteers, who are at the heart of the service. We take people from crisis to calm every single day. Find out more: Shout website
Advice from the Injury Minimization Programme for Schools with useful links for health and mental wellbeing.
First Point: Supporting Children – where to go for advice These pages give support and advice to young people if they are worried or frightened about something that is happening to them or a friend.
Children can get support during this current situation whilst they are not attending school. When you call us on 0800 1111 you’ll get through to a counsellor, they’re there to listen and support you with anything you’d like to talk about or visit our website https://www.childline.org.uk/get-support/contacting-childline/
CHILDLINE Calm Zone – activities and tools to help you feel better when you’re feeling anxious, scared or sad https://www.childline.org.uk/toolbox/calm-zone/
NHS OXFORD HEALTH:
The Mental Health Support Team Newsletter (July 2021)
For young people, parents and carers
Signposting List – Mental health and wellbeing Information for Young People
How to support your child if they are feeling anxious about Coronavirus
Helping someone else
Coping with self-harm- – a guide for parents and carers
A letter about how I am feeling
Resources for school staff wellbeing
10 wellbeing tips for school staff
PLACE2BE Improving Children’s Mental Health:
Parenting Smart – a new site offering parents and carers of primary aged children practical advice on supporting children and managing behaviour, including transition to secondary school.
Support for Parents from Place2B
Coronavirus: updates from Place2Be https://www.place2be.org.uk/about-us/news-and-blogs/2020/march/coronavirus-updates-from-place2be/
Understanding Children’s Anxiety Place2Be Newsletter March 20
Teen Mental Health – A Guide for Parents https://www.mytutor.co.uk/blog/parents/teen-mental-health-a-guide-for-parents/
Young person friendly downloadable videos, podcasts & leaflets on all aspects of emotional health: anger, depression, self-harm www.youngminds.org.uk
Help to think about emotional problems and work towards solving them https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/mental-health
PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND
A guide for parents to help understand the harm that alcohol can have on their children and exploding myths around children consuming alcohol https://whatstheharm.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/A-guide-for-parents.pdf
UK based charity that provides free, confidential support for young people under 25 via online, social and mobile. Information and advice covering mental health, sex and relationships, drink and drugs, study, crime http://www.themix.org.uk/
Information and advice about drugs www.talktofrank.com/
OXFORDSHIRE SEXUAL HEALTH SERVICE
Clinics are now operating on an appointment only basis.
The following peripheral clinics are closed until further notice: Abingdon, Bicester, Kidlington, Wantage
Please check the website for updates on other clinics: https://www.sexualhealthoxfordshire.nhs.uk/
NHS SEXUAL HEALTH
THE RED BOX PROJECT
Banbury Aspirations Campus is part of the Red Box scheme to fight period poverty The Red Box Project
Information on contraception and STIs www.brook.org.uk/
Dedicated to self-harm recovery, insight and support https://selfharm.co.uk/
Eat well, Move More, Live Longer www.nhs.uk/change4life
NHS LIVE WELL
Health advice https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/
NHS SMOKE FREE
Help to quit www.smokefree.nhs.uk
Great site with loads of links for activities and support in Oxfordshire www.oxme.info
REDUCING THE RISK
Oxfordshire website for those affected by domestic abuse www.reducingtherisk.org.uk/
Young person friendly site about domestic abuse www.thehideout.org.uk
Children’s charity fighting to end child abuse in the UK https://www.nspcc.org.uk/
Advice on what to do if you, or someone you know, is being bullied www.bullying.co.uk
Advice on what to do if you, or someone you know, is being bullied www.kidscape.co.uk
OXFORDSHIRE SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN’S BOARD
Read up on the different types of abuse, get advice and have a look at the organisations that can help https://www.disrespectnobody.co.uk/
Advice and safety tips for Parents with children using TikTok
Parents’ Ultimate Guide to TikTok (Commonsense Media)
TikTok app safety – What parents need to know (Internet Matters)