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Student wellbeing

Below you can find links to various websites, apps and other resources which help support student wellbeing.

Those marked with * are based in Sheffield/the local area.

bereavement 

Childhood Bereavement Network

Resources for schools, the young person and for parents/carers.

Child Bereavement UK

A website for child bereavement that has resources for schools, young people and parents/carers

 

Hope Again

A website for young people to use.

Winston's Wish

A charity for bereaved children. A specialist provider of support for children bereaved through homicide and suicide.

Freephone: 08088 020 021 

domestic abuse 

 

The Hideout

A website created specifically for children and young people who experience domestic abuse.

Women's Aid

Information about how domestic abuse affects children.

drugs and substance abuse 

 

Change Grow Live

Advice if you are worried about a friend or family member in relation to drugs.

The Corner *

Sheffield's free and confidential drug and alcohol service for young people aged 10-18. They offer advice and support to young people in the Sheffield area who are experiencing problems with drugs and alcohol.

Talk to Frank

National website with honest information about drugs.

Tel: 0300 123 6600

eating disorders 

 

South Yorkshire Eating Disorder Association (SYEDA) *

A local support group with website and useful contacts to support those with eating disorders.

Beat

A national eating disorder charity with a helpline and youthline.

exam stress 

 See also: Mindfulness

 

 

NHS

Advice on how to support your child if they are experiencing exam stress.

Childline

Advice about how to deal with exam stress - from Childline and other young people.

 

 

Young Minds

The UK’s leading charity fighting for children and young people's mental health provides information about how parents can support their children during exam time. 

gambling 

Big Deal

Information about getting help with gambling and how to talk to a young person about gambling.

Tel: 0808 8020 13

LGBT+  

 

SAYiT *

Emotional wellbeing support for LGBT+ young people in Sheffield. Includes information about groups for young people and also for parents/carers.

Tel: 0114 241 2728

Email: info@sayit.org.

Mermaids

A helpline and useful information for trans young people and their families.

Tel: 0808 801 0400
(Mon-Fri, 9am-9pm).


 

Stonewall Youth

A national organisation to support all young, lesbian, gay, bi and trans people - as well as those who are questioning.