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Help & Advice

 

If anything is worrying you about school or home please ask a member of staff for help.  It does not have to be your tutor or even a member of staff you see regularly, everybody who works at The Polygon School wants the best for you and would be willing to answer your questions or find someone who can help.

Talktofrank is a website that gives honest information about drugs and they also have a friendly, confidential phone number you can call.  

Click this number to call them: 0300 1236600.  They are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Click this number to text them on 82111 and they will text you back.

Standard rates apply for call and text.

 

Kooth is a free, confidential, anonymous and safe way to receive support online.  You can talk to Counsellors using online messaging.

 

ChildLine is a free, private and confidential service where you can be you. Whatever your worry, whenever you need help, however you want to get in touch. We're here for you online, on the phone, anytime.

 

No Limits is a free and confidential service for young people. They offer quick and easy access to specialist help through a drop-in service based in Southampton, backed up via a specialist support network.

 

If you're under 18 and a nude image or video of you has been shared online, you can report it and to be removed from the internet. You'll need to:

  • Select your age and follow the steps below.
  • Create a Childline account so we can send you updates on your report. 
  • Report your image or video to the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF).

 

 

Little Blue Book of Sunshine

 

This book aims to help young people by sharing tips on how to deal with many problems, such as anxiety, body image, relationships and anger. It also includes information about where to get help when needed. The resources available towards the latter pages within the booklet are for local services in each area as well as services that are available across Hampshire, Southampton and Isle of Wight.

 

Click here to view or download the PDF version.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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