Listed Below are some local and national websites that you might find useful when looking up information to support your child during their teenage years.
Find it out shop, (based in Chichester)
The ‘Find it out’ shop provides information, advice and guidance to all young people aged 13 to 25 in a empowering and non judgemental way. The offer a free and confidential service in the following areas: housing & homelessness, money matters, benefits & debt management, sexual health, mental health, relationship issues, justice and equality, drugs and alcohol, advocacy, education, employment and training.
Hate incidents – “Hate Hurts. Don’t support it report it”
If you – or someone you know – experiences discrimination or harassment which you believe is based on your race, nationality, faith, sexuality, disability or gender identity, you can report it. Collectively, these sorts of incidents are known as ‘hate incidents’, or, where an offence has been committed, ‘hate crime’
Your Space – Got something on your mind and need some advice? Or just looking for some info online or in the real world? This page is for you… just use the links on the page to find out about a whole range of topics. from Youth Justice, young carers, children in care ,staying safe online and other local organisations
Support for parents – Are you a parent/carer experiencing difficulties with your child or teenager?
www.mindcharity.co.uk – Independent information on Mental Health
CAMHS – CAMHS help people aged 0-18 years who are experiencing difficult emotional problems such as extreme worry, anger or stress for various reasons.
Young minds – YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.
Lifecentre – supporting survivors of rape and sexual abuse.
Winstons Wish – Bereavement for young people who have lost a family member
REACHOUT.com – A leading online youth mental health service
Youthspace – Mental Health advice aimed at young people
Kooth.com – A unique service that provides vulnerable young people, who have emotional or mental health problems, with support when they need it most.
Addiction Helper – Main aims of the site are to:
• educate young people on the dangers of alcohol and drug misuse
• provide info on how drugs and alcohol affect them
• inform students what long-term drug use can do to them
• offer ways to get help and advice if they think they or a friend have an issue