Health and Well-being - Help and Advice
The following websites may provide useful information and advice regarding general health and well-being of young people:
http://www.youngminds.org.uk/noharmdone - a very informative website with a lot of information about self harm for students and parents.
http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/healthadvice/treatmentswellbeing/physicalactivity.aspx - a good guide to highlight how activity, physical health and exercise, can help with mental health and well being.
www.moodjuice.scot.nhs.uk/Anxiety.asp - an easy to use self check to help you understand if your feelings are those connected to anxiety and advice and strategies on how to cope.
https://www.b-eat.co.uk/about-eating-disorders/help-and-treatment/self-help - online help for anyone with any concerns about what they eat, with links to other helpful organisations.
http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Eating-disorders/Pages/Introduction.aspx - NHS support for anyone who are concerned about what they eat and how they manage their food intake.
http://www.eatingdisorderssupport.co.uk/ - A Buckinghamshire (Amersham) based organisation supporting people with eating disorders with phone contact, email contact and self help groups.
http://www.addaction.org.uk/ - Addaction helps people change their behaviour to become the very best that they can be. It could be their drug or alcohol use or worries about their mental health – we support people to making lasting change in their lives.
http://www.childline.org.uk/ - ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of 19. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor about anything -no problem is too big or too small.
http://www.cruse.org.uk/ - Cruse Bereavement Care is here to support you after the death of someone close.
http://www.talktofrank.com/ - Advice and support on drug taking.
http://www.barnardos.org.uk/rusafebucks.htm - Provides a holistic package of care, information and education to young people between the ages of 11 and 18.
http://www.samaritans.org/ - Talk to them any time you like, in your own way, and off the record – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal.
http://www.youthenquiryservice.org.uk/ - The Youth Enquiry Service offers free and confidential support, information and counselling to 13 -25 year olds in the High Wycombe area.
http://www.way-in.org.uk/ - Way-In is a free and confidential counselling service based in Chesham for young people aged between 11 and 25 years who live in the Chiltern and South Bucks area.
https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/ - ThinkuKnow for parents
https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/ - UK Safer Internet Centre
NSPCC & O2 Keeping Children Safe online have a telephone help line as well as lots of useful resources