Organisations which can provide support

Coram Life Education is the leading provider of health, wellbeing and drugs education to almost half a million children across the UK, delivered under the strapline ‘Helping Children Make Healthy Choices’. 

Child Bereavement UK supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement. Their vision is for all families to have the support they need to rebuild their lives when a child grieves and when a child dies. With the right help and support, most of these children will not need professional help. What they do need is the understanding of familiar and trusted adults. Schools are well placed to provide this, and with some training, the ability to do so will be greatly enhanced.

Freedom From Harm was established in 2015 in response to the growing number of people in their 20’s, 30’s and beyond looking for support around self-harm and eating disorders, in world that continues to see these struggles as teenage-only issues.

The Trust was set up in 1998 in memory of Charlie Waller, a young man who took his own life whilst suffering from depression. Shortly after his death, his family founded the Trust in order to educate young people on the importance of staying mentally well and how to do so.

The aim of the Trust is to increase awareness of the signs and the dangers of depression amongst young people and to encourage those who may be depressed to seek help. It also encourages those that are well to pick up the symptoms in others and persuade them to get help.


Bpas is the UK's leading abortion care service. They provide support and care for women seeking legal abortion and deliver contraceptive advice and care, including male and female sterilisation and emergency contraception in collaboration with existing NHS services. Bpas also informs and educates policy makers, opinion formers, the media and the public on issues relating to unwanted pregnancy.

For over 25 years, ABC has provided personal care and support for anyone affected by anorexia, bulimia, binge eating and all types of eating distress.

ABC’s charitable objectives:

  • For the relief of suffering for those with eating disorders
  • To encourage and assist others to care for sufferers
  • To educate, train and advise those caring for sufferers as well as carrying out preventative education
  • To promote research into eating disorders and research into treatment and/or cures and to publish the results 

Family Lives is a charity that supports parents and families in England with all aspects of family life. They can be contacted via their helpline, as well as through email, Skype and live chat.


Freephone Helpline:  0808-800-2222

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The Royal College of Psychiatrists is the professional body responsible for education, training and setting and raising standards in psychiatry. it produces a range of materials for mental health professionals and the public.

The LLGC provides free & confidential support & information to lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender communities throughout the UK. is the the previous name for The Mix, an online guide to life for 16-25 year-olds in the UK. It provides non-judgmental support and information on everything from sex and exam stress to debt and drugs.

Marie Stopes International is the UK's leading provider of sexual and reproductive healthcare services.

Support for young people impacted by self-harm.

Talk to them any time you like, in your own way, and off the record – about whatever’s getting to you.

ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of nineteen.

True Vision is here to give you information about hate crime or incidents and how to report it.

The UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals.

ParentPort is run by the UK’s media regulators. They set and enforce standards across the media to protect children from inappropriate material.

The IWF provides the UK internet Hotline for the public and IT professionals to report criminal online content in a secure and confidential way.

Everything the porn industry doesn’t want you to know! 
Information and resources for young people on the reality behind the porn fantasy.