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Where to Get Help

In an emergency call the Police on 999.

If you need to talk to the Police, but don’t want someone to know you’re on the phone to them, you can make a Silent 999 Call.

Childline

Tel: 0800 1111

When you call Childline you’ll get through to a counsellor, they’re there to listen and support you with anything you’d like to talk about. Their number won’t appear on a telephone bill.

NSPCC

Leading children’s charity in the UK, specialising in child protection and dedicated to protecting children today to prevent abuse tomorrow.

YoungMinds

YoungMinds can help you to understand more about how you’re feeling, get information about a mental health condition or find out what support is available to you.

Samaritans

Whatever you’re going through, you can talk to Samaritans about it. Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Thinkuknow

Thinkuknow aims to help protect children and young people from the threat of online child sexual abuse and exploitation.

Mermaids UK

Mermaids UK provides support for transgender, nonbinary and gender-diverse children, young people, and their families.

Brook

Free and confidential sexual health and wellbeing advice, including information on staying safe online.

Beat

Beat’s mission is to end the pain and suffering caused by eating disorders; empowering people to get help quickly. You can contact Beat online or by phone 365 days a year.

Frank

Find out everything you need to know about drugs, their effects, and the law.