On this page you will find information and links to help students and parents find information and support for physical and mental health. Remember: its good to talk!
NHS information on self-help - https://web.ntw.nhs.uk/selfhelp/
Early Help Info Link http://www.dcfp.org.uk/early-help
Devon Family Advice Line
Call 01392 949059 (10 – 2pm Monday to Friday or leave a message)
Offers advice on issues around children and their family relationships, including any communication issues or conflict they are having with their partners or co-parents of their children.
Parenting teenagers: Help ! What’s normal? Where can I find support?
You’re not alone! Parenting teenagers has never been easy and each generation of parents faces new challenges. It’s natural to experience mood swings as an adolescent, but many teenagers are now experiencing higher levels of mental health problems than ever before. We know that as a parent, it can be difficult to know what’s normal and when you should worry. Please see their website for more information for parents and young people.
SPEAKING TO CHILDLINE
When you call 0800 1111 you’ll get through to a counsellor, they’re there to listen and support you with anything you’d like to talk about. Or you can have a 1-2-1 counsellor chat online.
Need support? Don’t feel you have to cope alone. Help is always at hand:
NHS - EVERY MIND MATTERS
Chat to thier friendly counsellors
Read articles written by young people
Get support from the Kooth community
Write in a daily journal
HCC Helping Hands
If you need help to work through any difficulties that you are facing
there is always someone here who can help you.
Health information, advice and guidance
Home and school relationships
Smoking, drug and alcohol support
Support for parents
Ring or text to 07540725836
Advice on your physical wellbeing
Visit the School Nurse on Monday lunchtimes in the Student Support Centre.
Sexual health doctor or nurse at the Thursday Drop-In
also in the Student Support Centre (Year 9 upwards).