NYSCP Do you need some help? - North Yorkshire

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Do you need some help?

Do you need some help?

If you’ve got a problem or are worried about a friend it can be hard to know what to do to make the situation better.

It can be hard to talk about your feelings or what is happening to you, but some problems won’t go away if you ignore them. Talking to somebody can make you feel better and improve the situation you are experiencing.


– abuse?
– bullying?
– family problems?
– alcohol or drugs?
– gangs?
– an abusive relationship?
– school?
– county lines?
– sexual exploitation?
– physical health?
– mental health?
– radicalisation?

– you feel embarrassed?
– you may not be taken you seriously?
– you don’t trust anyone enough to talk to?
– you think people won’t understand?

– a close friend?
– your parent or carer?
– another family member?
– a doctor?
– a youth worker?
– a social worker?
– a teacher?
– a school nurse?
– a police officer?


Who else can help?

In North Yorkshire there are number of organisations that you can contact if you are needing immediate help because you’re in danger and also services who can help you make the situation you are experiencing better:

North Yorkshire Police

If you or somebody you know is in immediate danger you should call 999. Should you need to report a crime or incident that does not require an immediate response call 111.


North Yorkshire County Council

NYCC have a number of services which can help you and are obliged to make sure you are protected against harm. If you have an urgent safeguarding issue call 01609 780780.


Crisis CAMHS

If the situation is a mental health crisis then you can speak to the CAMHS crisis teams in your local area.

Hambleton and Richmondshire:
0300 0132000 (Option 6), 7 days a week, 24 hours
Harrogate and Ripon:
01423 544335, 7 days a week, 10am:10pm
Selby and Easingwold:
01904 615348, 7 days a week, 10am:10pm
Scarborough and Ryedale:
01723 346502, 7 days a week, 10am:10pm
Whitby:
01723 346502, 7 days a week, 24 hours
Craven:
01274 221181, 7 days a week, 24 hours


ChildLine

For advice and support to children and young people. Phone 0800 1111 or visit the ChildLine website.


Compass REACH

A free, confidential health and wellbeing service for children and young people in North Yorkshire who need support with issues related to drugs, alcohol, mental health and / or sexual health.


Compass BUZZ

Compass BUZZ has a text messaging service for young people aged 11-18. Young people are able to text 07520 631168 regarding any Mental Health and Wellbeing issues and receive advice Mon-Thu 9am:5pm & Fri 9am:4.30pm.


The Samaritans

Confidential helpline for young people experiencing feelings of distress or despair call 08457 90 90 90.


Kidscape

A children’s charity that gives practical advice to young people about bullying and keeping safe.


Kooth

Free, safe, anonymous online counselling and support for young people.


Lets Talk About It

Online platforms can be used to exploit vulnerable people. If you are worried that one of your friends or family is showing signs of radicalisation seek advice from LTAI.


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