We know that the web is full of exciting and fantastic advice covering a wide range of issues you might be experiencing, but we also understand that the internet produces ‘Fake News.’

To help you navigate through what is relevant, we have created a ‘Search the web appendix’ for you to read reliable information.

Search the web appendix:

Alcohol, smoking and drugs

Bullying support

Diet

Exercise

Health advice and reassurance

  • If you have an urgent medical problem and are not sure what to do, get help from NHS 111

Mental Health

  • Support to help you manage your mental health can be found on the YoungMinds website
  • Free, anonymous online support for young people is available on the Kooth website
  • Apps that you may find useful include the Headspace app, helping with guided mediation and mindfulness, and the Dreamykid app offering meditation for kids
  • The Mix is a support service for under 25s, covering a range of issues
  • Wellbeing Support from Young Somerset

Prescription cost support

  • Information on getting help with prescription costs is on the NHS website

Self harm

Sexual health

Sleep

Self advocacy

  • Find out about your rights around confidentiality, consent to treatment and feedback in this NHS leaflet
  • To support you with making shared decisions about your healthcare, please see the NHS – Ask three questions postcard
  • Advocacy services are available from the National Youth Advocacy Service, find out more on the NYAS website

Education and employment

Benefits

Careers advice