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Useful Support Websites

Useful Support Websites
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.
https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/about-us/ – Mermaids has been supporting transgender, nonbinary and gender-diverse children, young people, and their families since 1995
Dial 101 – for non- emergency police issues.
www.report-it.org.uk/home – For reporting hate crime.
www.talktofrank.com – Drugs information and support
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://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.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.
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://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.alcoholeducationtrust.org/ – Our vision is for young people to enter adulthood having a healthy relationship with alcohol.
https://www.antibullyingpro.com/support – Information and support relating to staying safe online, young carers, bullying in sports clubs, faith and religion based bullying behaviour
TheProudTrust – Is the home of LGBT + youth (Lesbian, Gays, Bisexual, Trans + other identities such as asexual and intersex.
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!