You may be worried about what is going on with someone in your family or someone in authority, or you want to protect a family member.
Whatever you are worried about, we are here to listen and help – whenever you feel ready.
You may feel alone and that no-one can help, but just talking to someone here about what you are going through will make you realise that there are people on your side who will support you and help you understand what your options are.Support services for young people
Staying safe online
It’s not always easy to know what’s safe online and what’s not. There is lots advice on the Childline website which can help you to keep safe and to know what to do when things go wrong.
If you are a parent there is more information on the MYTUTOR website where you can find;
- A practical guide for parents on how to keep teens safe online, including useful summaries of popular internet apps as well as the types of threats teens could be exposed to online.
- Safety tips for using apps such as Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, Snapchat, Twitter and Whatsapp.
- Advice and safety tips for teens playing online multiplayer video games.
- Other online safety topics and advice such as sharing personal information, socialising online, cyberbullying, harmful content, influencers, body image and mental health for teens online.
- Links to additional internet safety resources for parents from well-respected sources such as the NSPCC and the UK government’s own guidelines.
If you think you have been a victim of online crime call Supporting Victims to receive help, advice and support. In an emergency always call 999.’
Not sure what to feel about what you’re feeling?
The Go-To website is the home of wellbeing and mental health for young people in North Yorkshire.
Find the right help and support for you, to help you stay well, whatever is going on in your life.
We are here to help you, please call us now. Calls are always treated in confidence. Call: 01609 643100