Useful Links for Parents and Pupils
National organisation working with and for families affected by drugs and alcohol.
020 7928 8898
CEOP Child Exploitation and Online Protection
A useful website for reporting internet safeguarding issues. This website is used to report concerns directly to the police.
Free and confidential helpline for children & young adults in the UK
Offers advice on education, careers, housing, money, health and relationships for 13-19 year olds in the UK.
0808 001 3219
CRUSE bereavement care
National charity set up to offer free, confidential help to bereaved people.
0808 808 7650
Eating Disorders Association [youthline]
Information and help on all aspects of eating disorders, including Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, binge eating disorder and related eating disorders.
0845 634 7650
Bullying advice, helpline, information, anti-bullying resources and training.
Helpline: 08451 205 204
(Our helpline is for the use of parents, guardians or concerned relatives and friends of bullied children. If you are a child and are experiencing bullying problems, then please visit or ring Childline 0800 1111.)
Mental Health - Mental health and wellbeing information and resources.
If you feel unable to make direct contact with the people you have left behind, we can help by forwarding a message on your behalf to them.
Freefone: 0800 700 740
National Domestic Violence Helpline
Contact the freephone 24 hour National Domestic Violence Helpline
run in partnership between Women's Aid and Refuge
0808 2000 247
National Drugs Helpline (FRANK)
Drugs information aimed at young people and adults. You can request free information leaflets, read stories and view FAQs. Online advice is available.
0800 77 66 00
NHS Smoking Helpline
NHS Free Smoking Helpline: 7 Days a week, 7am to 11pm. Here to help you! Chat to an adviser online.
0800 022 4 332
Our vision is ending cruelty to children in the UK. We believe cruelty is preventable and that through having an inspirational vision we will achieve much greater success for children.
0808 800 5000 (24hr)
R U Thinking About It
Even if you're not having sex yet, you'll still need to make your relationship work. R U Thinking has the tips and advice you need.
0800 28 29 30
Samaritans provides confidential emotional support 24/7 to those experiencing despair, distress or suicidal feelings.
0845 790 90 90
Think U Know
A website packed full of internet safety tips for both pupils and parents.
Other Useful Websites
Information about work, careers, housing, money, crime and justice, learning and leisure.
Sexual health information
Links to Chorley’s Get Up and Go young peoples activities
Jigsaw4u is a child-centred charity supporting children and young people through loss and trauma whilst also empowering them to have a voice in decision-making about their own lives.
Like It Is
A web site dedicated to informing teenagers about sex and other growing up issues in the UK.
National Self Harm Network
The National Self Harm Network helps people who self harm or injure as a way of coping with life’s ups and downs.
We provide 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.
What cyberbullying is, how it works and how to understand and deal with cyberbullies.
Explains how to keep safe using chat, IM, online games, email and on mobiles. Includes true stories, and advice on looking after yourself and your friends.
Learn about the internet and being a SMART surfer.
Entertaining, interactive set of games and resources that help kids learn about how their local communities work and fire safety.
Protecting Children’s Privacy Online – A Guide for Parents, Carers and Educators