How can I help myself?
know that how you experience social media can affect your mood. That’s why, together with O2 they've gathered information, tips and advice on how to enjoy a more positive and safe time online. If you are asking yourself questions such as what kind of social media feed do I have? How can I have a more positive time online? How can I deal with online bullying? How can I block, mute or report other accounts? How can I look after my privacy, please click here to be taken to their website.
We also have some further information about support if you are experiencing bullying on our page here.
Dhiverse offer a range of non-mainstream relationships and sex education (RSE) programmes. SLIP stands for ‘Sex, the Law, and the Internet & Pornography' SLIP and is an alternative and age appropriate relationships and sex education programme.
is suitable for any young person age 9 to 24 who, for whatever reason, did not engage, or is currently finding it difficult to engage, in Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) or Relationships Education (RE) in school. Click here to see their leaflet to find out more about SLIP. If you are interested in referring yourself you can contact contact any of the Dhiverse team on 01223 508805 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or please see their guidance for making a referral here.
Dhiverse's 'ABC Programme' is an alternative, age appropriate and ability appropriate programme for anyone age 11 and older (there is no upper age limit for this programme), who has a learning difficulty (LD) or autism. For more information on the ‘ABC Programme’ please click The ABC Programme Booklet for an easy read version. And click here to find out more about what they offer.
is a law enforcement agency and is there to help keep children and young people safe from sexual abuse and grooming online. They help thousands of children and young people every year who have been in a similar situation to you.
They are there to help and give you advice, and you can make a report directly to then if something has happened online which has made you feel unsafe, scared or worried. This might be from someone you know in real life, or someone you have only ever met online.
For further advice or to report something please see here.
Are you being bullied on line? You can talk to Childline anonymously online or on the phone - no worry is too big or too small. And please see what local support is available here.
have lots of resources and guides for families to help them support their children to be safe online. Click here to find out more.