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Useful Support Websites

Useful Support Websites
Mr. Brown – Head of Care and Guidance- for advice and support on anything of concern,
you may also see “Head of Year Groups” on any concerns.
YPAS– a free and confidential service for young people requiring contraception and sexual health advice. Contact Telephone Number: 0300 303 8565 Address: 3rd Floor, Townside Primary Care Centre, 1 Knowsley Place, Bury BL9 0SN.
LGBT Youth NW – regional organisation that seeks to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and questioning young people in the North West of England.
Click CEOP – advice, help and reporting centre for issues surrounding cyber-safety
Thinkuknow – Guide to internet safety and safe surfing for young people from Think U Know. Learn about online safety when using blogs, chatting, online gaming, P2P etc…
Dial 101 – for non- emergency police issues.
www.report-it.org.uk/home – For reporting hate crime.
www.talktofrank.com – Drugs information and support
POG – POG is a support group for LGBTQ young people in Bury. It is a safe space for young people who identify as LGBTQ to take part in fun activities, meet new people and access support. The group usually meets on the first and third Monday of the month. If you would like to find out more about the group or would like to come to the next meeting, contact the Bury Council Youth Service (youthservice@bury.gov.uk) or ring Lisa on 0161 253 6763.
https://www.drinkaware.co.uk/ – Raising awareness about alcohol, health issues, legislation and drinking. Find useful information on binge drinking, hangover remedies and the health effects of alcohol.
http://www.barnardosrealloverocks.org.uk/young-people/ – You can learn more about what ‘child sexual exploitation’ is, how to keep safe and where to get help.
http://dontbeazombie.co.uk/ – Early Break – Charity offering free information, advice and support for young people and families with substance misuse related issues – 0161 723 3880.
http://www.nshn.co.uk/ – Support individuals who self-harm to reduce emotional distress and improve their quality of life.
http://www.onceuponasmile.org.uk/ – Once Upon a Smile provides support to parents and children following the death of a loved one.
http://www.earlybreak.co.uk/ –  Early Break | Young People’s Drug & Alcohol Charity – Counselling, support, and information service for young people aged 18 and under who are affected by drug and alcohol use.
https://www.thecalmzone.net/ – Campaign Against Living Miserably – CALM, the campaign against living miserably, is a charity dedicated to preventing male suicide, the biggest single killer of men aged 20 – 45 in the UK.
https://www.papyrus-uk.org/ – Prevention of young suicide UK | PAPYRUS – PAPYRUS is the national UK charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide.
http://www.itsnotokay.co.uk/ – It’s not okay – It’s not okay. It’s not okay for someone to manipulate you into doing sexual things for their own or someone else’s benefit. If you’re under 18, this is called child sexual exploitation and it is against the law.
http://healthyyoungmindspennine.nhs.uk/ – Healthy Young Minds – Home · Young People · Welcome to HYM · Coming to hospital · What young people have said · Children · Visiting YHM · How are you feeling?
https://www.rethink.org/Rethink – Working together to help everyone affected by severe mental illness to recover a better quality of life….
http://www.youngminds.org.uk/ – YoungMinds: Child & Adolescent Mental Health – YOUNGMINDS: Children and young people’s wellbeing and mental health. For children & young people what’s worrying you – Real stories – Looking after yourself.
http://philips.thesharpsystem.com – The SHARP System – Access via the school website or report a problem, support a friend or ask for help from school.
http://www.thehideout.org.uk/ – The Hideout – Learn what domestic violence is, how to help a friend, how to understand your feelings and what you can do.
https://www.childline.org.uk/ – ChildLine – 0800 1111: get help and advice about a wide range of issues, talk to a counsellor online, send ChildLine an email or post on the message boards.
http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/ – UK – Safer Internet Centre – UK Safer Internet Centre, where you can find e-safety tips, advice and resources.
http://www.alcoholeducationtrust.org/ – Our vision is for young people to enter adulthood having a healthy relationship with alcohol.
https://www.bigwhitewall.com/ – A safe online community of people who are anxious, down or not coping who support and help each other by sharing what’s troubling them, guided by trained professionals.
http://www.b-eat.co.uk/ – Beat are dedicated to providing help and support to people with eating disorders. – If you’re worried about yourself, a friend or relative and you want to talk to someone you can contact the Beat Youthline Monday to Thursday 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

IMO – is a voice for teenagers in care and for care leavers. Somewhere you can share stories, experiences and achievements, get and give advice, and find loads of great free stuff!