Support for Parents and Guardians

Useful Safeguarding Links

Child Abuse

Tackle Child Abuse (https://tacklechildabuse.campaign.gov.uk)
Devon Children and Families Partnership (www.devonsafeguardingchildren.org)

Online Safety

You Think You Know (www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents)
Child Exploitation and Online Protection (www.ceop.police.uk)
What’s the Problem? (www.devonsafeguardingchildren.org)
Vodafone Digital Parenting Magazine (http://vodafonedigitalparenting.co.uk/digital-parenting-magazine)
Think you know – parents (http://www.vodafone.com/content/digital-parenting.html)

Mental Health

YOUNGMINDS parents helpline (www.youngminds.org.uk/for_parents)
Early Help 4 Mental Health (www.eh4mh.co.uk)
Kooth (www.kooth.co.uk)
Young Minds: Your Guide to CAMHS (https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/your-guide-to-support/guide-to-camhs)

Domestic Violence

Refuge (www.refuge.org.uk/links-and-useful-numbers)
SPLITZ (https://www.splitz.org/devon.html)
Shelter (http://www.shelter.org.uk)

Child Sexual Exploitation (and sexual assault)

Devon and Torbay Safeguarding Children Board (www.devonsafeguardingchildren.org)
Devon Rape Crisis and Sexual Assualt Service (www.devonrapecrisis.org.uk | 01392 204174)
Talk To Frank: Worried about a child (https://www.talktofrank.com/worried-about-a-child)

Self-harm

University of Oxford (www.psych.ox.ac.uk) 
Coping with self-harm (www.devonchildrenandfamiliespartnership.org.uk)

Helping young people cope with exam stress

National Health Service (www.nhs.uk/Examstress)
BBC (www.bbc.co.uk/schools/parents/helping_with_exams)

Preventing Radicalisation

Report Terrorism / Extremism concerns
Preventing Tragedies (www.preventtragedies.co.uk)
Let’s Talk About It (http://www.ltai.info)
NSPCC: Parents worried about radicalisation (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VOis5CFU8vs)

Drugs

Y-SMART: Youth-Substance Misuse, Advice, Recovery, Treatment (http://ysmart.org.uk/)
Talk to Frank (www.talktofrank.com)

General Advice

Learn 2 Live (https://learn-2-live.org.uk)
Childline (https://www.childline.org.uk)
Young Devon (Youth Enquiry Service) 01392 331666
NHS Health Advice 111 Service
Exeter Foodbank 07818 226524

Suicide

Samaritans (https://www.samaritans.org)
Papyrus (https://www.papyrus-uk.org)

Further advice and Guidance – Government Publications

Keeping Children Safe in Education KCSiE 2018 Part 1
What to do if you’re worried a child is being abused