Getting Help

We’re here to support you. If you need help or support please let us know.

Tell your teacher, year manager or ‘Coach‘. They’ll get you the support you need.

 

If you or someone else is in immediate danger, please call

999

 

For online incidents, you can also report to the police using the CEOP button,

CEOP

 

Want to talk to someone?

If you’d like to talk to someone confidentially, Childline can help.

You can call (the number won’t show on your telephone bill)

0800 1111

Or visit their website

Childline.org.uk 

 

Below are a list of websites which may be useful in providing you with additional support and advice.

 

Young Minds

Young minds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people and empowering their parents and carers. You can find a confidential parents helpline, info about their campaigns, their publications and help and guidance for children & young people. They also advise professionals including teachers, school nurses, social workers and counsellors.

youngminds.org.uk

 

MindMate

MindMate is a new Leeds website for families, professionals, children and young people around youth mental health. If you’re a young person, MindMate can help you understand the way you’re feeling and find the right advice and support. If you’re a parent, carer or professional, MindMate can help you support a young person you know.

mindmate.org.uk

 

Time to Change 

Time to Change is England’s biggest programme to challenge mental health stigma and discrimination. There is lots of information on mental health on the website as well as many free resources.

time-to-change.org.uk 

 

Moodzone

Whatever you need to know about coping with stress, anxiety or depression, or just generally improving your emotional wellbeing, the NHS Choices Moodzone is here to help. It offers practical, useful information, interactive tools, and videos to support you on your way to feeling better.

www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression 

 

Rise Above  

Rise Above is a new website developed by Public Health England to boost resilience among 11-16 year olds by teaching them the skills needed to make better decisions in ‘risky’ situations such as smoking, drugs, drinking, relationships and sex.

riseabove.org.uk

 

The MindSet 

The Mind Set is the UK’s first national peer-to-peer coaching network for GCSE and National students. It’s a bold campaign that features 12 student coaches from a variety of academic and diverse backgrounds. They have all recently taken their exams and understand the pressures involved. In a series of short clips, they offer practical and wellbeing advice on how to get through the stressful exam period.

www.bbc.com/bitesize/articles 

 

Stonewall Youth

Young Stonewall is the site for all young people to find out about issues affecting lesbian, gay and bisexual people at home, at work and at school.

www.youngstonewall.org.uk

 

Disclaimer to parent/carers.
 
These sites are not intended for individuals in an emergency. If your child is in a life-threatening situation please immediately dial 999, or go to your nearest Accident and Emergency Department.
 
It is advised that whilst your child is accessing online support, this should be closely by monitored by parents/carers 
in the interest of safeguarding and online safety.
 
It may also be useful to inform a Child Protection Officer at Co-op Academy Priesthorpe if your child is accessing online services as school may be able to offer additional support, reassurances and guidance.