More on family issues

Family issues

Feel Safe at Home A PDF guide for young people produced by the NSPCC

Neglect Matters A PDF guide for young people published by the NSPCC

Parents splitting up

Divorce Aid Website and advice for young people

Bereavement

Winston's Wish Website and counselling service for young people experiencing bereavement

Violence at home

The Hideout

Website to support young people affected by domestic abuse

Refuge

Website exploring what is domestic abuse

Bursting the Bubble

Website with advice and support for young people about domestic abuse

This is Abuse

Website information about recognising abuse

Domestic abuse Helpful PDF leaflet written by Devon Local Authority

Parental alcoholism

NACOA 

Helpline 0800 358 3456

Website with advice and support for young people coping with parents who drink in excess

Sexual abuse

Sheffield Rape Crisis for women over 13 years old

Tel 0114 244 7936

Women only service offering free and confidential counselling and support to empower women and girls who have experienced rape or sexual abuse at any times in their lives

Childline  

Tel 0800 1111

Textphone service 0800 400 222 (not available at night)

A free 24 hour confidential counselling service for young people run by the NSPCC. Website offers information, message boards and helpline. Calls to Childline are confidential, and are free even from mobiles. Calls don’t show up on phone bills.

Caring for a parent

Sheffield Young Carers  

Tel 0114 258 4595

Sheffield-wide support service for young people who need to care for others

Royal College of Psychiatrists

Website with lots of useful information on mental health issues

Information sheet on Parental Mental Health by Royal College of Psychiatrists

Information sheet on When bad things happen by Royal College of Psychiatrists

Drug and alcohol issues

The Corner, 91-93 Division Street, Sheffield S1 4GE

Tel 0114 275 2051

Drug and alcohol service for young people in Sheffield under 19 years old

Talk To Frank   

Tel 0800 77 66 00

Website with information and confidential advice on drugs

ChildLine 0800 1111

Textphone service 0800 400 222 (not available at night)

A free 24 hour confidential counselling service for young people run by the NSPCC. Website offers information, message boards and helpline. Calls to Childline are confidential, and are free even from mobiles. Calls don’t show up on phone bills.

NSPCC 35 George Street, Sheffield S1 2PF

Tel 0114 228 9200

Young Minds

Website for young people's mental health and wellbeing

My Head Hurts

Website from Young Minds with information about mental health treatments

Anxiety

The Site

Website with information about coping with stress

Relaxation podcast from Dr David Peters at the Mental Health Foundation

BBC factsheet (PDF) Information to help you deal with anxiety one step at a time

Information sheet about worries and anxieties produced by Royal College of Psychiatrists

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Kidshealth

Web page from Kidshealth on PTSD

Information sheet about PTSD from the Royal College of Psychiatrists

Information sheet about coping with a traumatic event from the Royal College of Psychiatrists 

Feeling stressed

BBC Health

Website with Information on stress from BBC Health

Teenage Health Freak

Website with information on stress from Teenage Health Freak 

NHS Choices

Website with information on stress from NHS Choices with video

Helpguide

Website with information on stress from Helpguide.org 

Relaxation

Relaxation podcast by Dr David Peters of the Mental Health Foundation

Sexual identity

Fruit Bowl

Tel 0114 241 2728

Text 07974 825318

A youth group and support service in Sheffield for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) young people of secondary school age

Family Lives

Parentline Helpline 0808 800 2222

Website and service providing help and support in all aspects of family life

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