Student Wellbeing

Student Wellbeing

Below is a list of very useful links of support that can be accessed outside of the school environment. If you would like to discuss anything in particular please contact the pastoral manager for your year group.

Miss Moss (Year 7 & 8)

C.Moss@paca.uk.com

Mrs Jenkins (Year 9 & 10)

P.Jenkins@paca.uk.com

Mrs Bennett-Edge (Year 11 & Deputy Safeguarding Lead)

C.Bennett-Edge@paca.uk.com

Health Area: Bereavement

Winstn's Wish https://www.winstonswish.org/ This site is for young people like you, who know exactly what it is like to have someone important to them die.
Cruse Bereavement Care http://www.cruse.org.uk/ Cruse Bereavement Care is here to support you after the death of someone close.


Health Area: Bullying

Kidscape https://www.kidscape.org.uk/ With advice and practical skills to learn on how to deal with bullying.
Child Line https://www.childline.org.uk/ If you are worried about anything, it could be something big or something small, don't bottle it up. It can really help if you talk to someone.
Bullying UK http://bullying.co.uk/ With general and specific advice on all types of bullying.
ConnectSafely http://www.connectsafely.org/ Connect Safely is everyone engaged in and interested in the impact of social media and mobile.

 

Health area : Relationships and sexual health

NHS Choices http://www.nhs.uk/pages/home.aspx Lots of easy to access information on a range of sexual health and relationship issues and services.
Brook https://www.brook.org.uk/ Brook is the UK's leading provider of sexual health services and advice for young people under 25. They specialise in working with young people to promote their sexual health in the wider context of health and wellbeing.
FPA http://www.fpa.org.uk/ Providing help to parents talk to their children about growing up, support health professionals, campaign for better sexual health services and fight for the rights of all young people to have appropriate relationships and sex education.
Disrespect NoBody Campaign https://www.disrespectnobody.co.uk The Disrespect NoBody campaign builds on the Government's previous This is Abuse campaign, and is aimed at preventing abusive behaviours within relationships.
Mankind https://www.mankind.org.uk/ Mankind is a national charity that provides help and support for male victims of domestic abuse and domestic violence.

 

​ ​Health area : Emotional Health and Wellbeing ​

Beat https://www.b-eat.co.uk/ Provides helplines, online support and a network of UK-wide self-help groups to help adults and young people in the UK beat their eating disorders.
Brighton & Hove Wellbeing Service https://www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/content/children-and-education/local-offer/bhiss-schools-wellbeing-service The BHISS Schools Wellbeing Service works to promote mental wellbeing in schools and reduce stigma around mental health.
YoungMinds http://www.youngminds.org.uk/for_children_young_people Offers information to young people and children about mental health and emotional wellbeing.
NSPCC https://www.nspcc.org.uk/ Offers advice and information on female genital mutilation.
Child Line https://www.childline.org.uk/Pages/Home.aspx If you need someone to talk to, you can talk to Childline about any problem you are worried about. They are available 24 hours a day and can talk to you in confidence. The number won't appear on your phone bill. You can call them for free on 0800 1111 or visit their website.
SelfharmUK https://www.selfharm.co.uk/ A project dedicated to supporting young people impacted by self-harm, providing a safe space to talk, ask any questions and be honest about what's going on in your life.
Harmless http://www.harmless.org.uk/ Harmless is a user led organisation that provides a range of services about self-harm including support, information, training and consultancy to people who self-harm, their friends and families and professionals.
In Our Hands http://www.inourhands.com/ Resources, advice and guidance on a range of mental health issues for young people, parents/carers and how to support them.
National Self Harm Network http://www.nshn.co.uk/ Supports individuals who self-harm to reduce emotional distress and improve their quality of life. They support and provide information for family and carers of individuals who self-harm. They seek to raise awareness of the needs of people who self-harm, dispel myths and combat discrimination. 
PAPYRUS HOPELineUK https://www.papyrus-uk.org/help-advice/about-hopelineuk PAPYRUS exists to give young people hope and to prevent young suicide. We provide confidential support and advice to young people and anyone worried about a young person. We run a national helpline, HOPELineUK, including text and email services.
Samaritans http://www.samaritans.org/ A confidential listening service with phone line 116 123, email and drop in services.

 

Health area : Drugs and Alcohol ​ ​

FRANK http://www.talktofrank.com/ Frank is a national website of up to date information about drugs, risks, effects and harm reduction.
Rise Above http://riseabove.org.uk/ Rise Above is where you will find interesting and useful stuff from the web and beyond to get us all talking about the things that matter to us. You'll find inspiring and useful stories, videos, games and advice.
NHS Choices http://www.nhs.uk/pages/home.aspx  Lots of easy to access information on a range of drugs and alcohol issues and services.
think drink drugs http://thinkdrinkdrugs.co.uk/ Drug and alcohol facts, support services and latest information for Kent and Sussex.
Drinkaware https://www.drinkaware.co.uk/ An independent charity which aims to reduce alcohol-related harm by helping people make better choices about their drinking.
DASH http://wheretogofor.co.uk/young-persons-drugs-alcohol-sexual-health-education-workers-dash/ The DASH workers work with young people up to the age of 18 around sexual health, drugs and alcohol on a one to one basis providing information, advice and support.
RUOK http://www.socialsubcultural.com/ruok/ ru-ok? works alongside under 18s whose lives are affected by substance misuse in Brighton & Hove. 

 

Health area : Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender

Stonewall http://www.stonewall.org.uk/help-advice Help and advice for all relating to LGBT.
IntersexUK (ISUK) http://www.intersexuk.org/about IntersexUK (ISUK) is a human rights organisation working to achieve equality for, and the protection of Intersex bodied people.
Gendered Intelligence http://genderedintelligence.co.uk/ Gendered Intelligence work predominantly with the trans community and those who impact on trans lives; we particularly specialise in supporting young trans people aged 8-25.
Allsorts https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/

Allsorts Youth Project listens to, supports & connects children & young people under 26 who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or unsure (LGBTU) of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

Allsorts Youth Project listens to, supports & connects children & young people under 26 who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or unsure (LGBTU) of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

 

​Health area : E-safety

Child Exploitation and Online Protection https://ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/ The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) works across the UK tackling child sex abuse and providing advice for parents, young people and children.
Thinkuknow https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/ Come in to find the latest information on the sites you like to visit, mobiles and new technology. Find out what's good, what's not and what you can do about it.
UK Safer Internet Centre http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/ You can find e-safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe on the internet.
Report Terrorism https://www.gov.uk/report-terrorism Reporting online material that promotes terrorism.
Let's talk about it https://www.letstalkaboutit.nhs.uk/