External support for students

Brook Advisory Centres
Brook provides free and confidential sex advice and contraception for young people. It has a network of local Brook centres around the country, many of which offer counselling.
Telephone: 0800 0185 023 Mon-Fri, 9.30am -5.30pm
Website: www.brook.org.uk
Email: information@brookcentres.org.uk

Sexwise
Helpline providing information, advice and guidance for young people aged between 12 and 18 on sexuality and sexual health, including contraception, pregnancy, family planning clinics, sexually transmitted diseases and relationships.
Telephone: 0800 28 29 30 (free and confidential)
Website: www.ruthinking.co.uk

Eating Disorders
The Eating Disorders Association:
Telephone: 01603 765050 Mon-Fri, 4pm-6pm

ChildLine
ChildLine offers all sorts of help and support for young people, including help to deal with bullies.
Telephone: 0800 1111

Bullying Online
Bullying Online is a website and email service offering help and advice for parents and young people who are experiencing bullying. It is a charity set up by a mother and her son after he was bullied.
Website: www.bullying.co.uk
Email: help@bullying.co.uk

Talk to Frank Information and advice about drugs
Website: www.talktofrank.com

National Drugs Helpline
Offers free and confidential advice about any drugs issue, whether it’s info you’re after, counselling or just a chat. You can also find out about the services available in your area. Lines are open 24 hours a day. Telephone: 0800 776600

Connexions
Are you 13-19? If so, Connexions Direct can offer you all the information and advice you need to make the decisions and choices in your life. Offers confidential advice to teens on any issue, including studying and careers.
Website: www.connexions-direct.com
Telephone: 080 800 13219
Text: 077664 13219

General Helplines

ChildLine
Call about any problem at any time, day or night.
Telephone: 0800 1111
Website: www.childline.org.uk

Get Connected
Whatever your problem, phone the free helpline and Get Connected will put you through to the organisation best able to help.
Helpline: 0808 808 4994 1pm – 11pm every day
Website: www.getconnected.org.uk