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Health and Wellbeing

Welcome to the health and wellbeing section of the LGS website. You will find information outlining school provision, external help and guidance available on a range of issues.

 
If you require any other information regarding health and wellbeing education then please contact Miss Preston.
 
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Aquarius help people who are affected by their own or someone else’s problems with alcohol, drugs or gambling.Aquarius
Fun, interactive website to show how the body changes.BBC - Science and Nature Site - Info on Puberty
A Birmingham based service with a free helpline that exists to reduce the harm caused by drugs and alcohol to improve well-being.Birmingham Drug and Alcohol Action Team (BDAAT)
Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation TrustBirmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Birmingham MIND: Mental health charity Birmingham MIND
Brook is the only national voluntary sector provider of free and confidential sexual health advice and services specifically for young people under 25.Brook
Great tips and ideas to deal with bullying and advice on cyberbullying.Bullying.co.uk - This site has a section for young people and lots of advice
ChildLine 0800 1111: get help and advice about a wide range of issues, talk to a counsellor online.ChildLine
The leaflet is a guide for parents, carers and teachers about the safe and responsible use of social networking sites and top tips and user friendly advice for keeping children and young people safe online.Childnet - social networking leaflet
Counselling Directory is a confidential service that encourages those in distress to seek help. The directory contains information on many different types of distress, as well as articles, news, and events. To ensure the professionalism of the website, alCounselling Directory
Coventry Haven are a small, community-based, registered charity which is run for women by women. Their aim is to help women, who have experienced or are experiencing domestic violence. They can provide safe housing and a number of support services.Coventry Haven
Drinkaware has loads of information and a drinks tracker to help people keep a log of the amount of alcohol and units they have had.Drinkaware
Mark Baker of Education Vision Consulting has produced an e-safety document that maps the personal and social skills that are needed to make someone truly e-safe and also aims to be a useful reference and communication tool.E-safety: Skills, characteristics and staying safe
Family Lives offers a confidential helpline service which is free from landlines and most mobiles (previously known as Parentline). Please call on 0808 800 2222 for information, advice, guidance and support on any aspect of parenting and family life.Family Lives (their helpline was formerly known as Parentline Plus)
FRANK is a national drug education service helping people with information on drugs and alcohol. They have a 24 hour free phoneline 0800 77 66 00.Frank
Easy to read information to raise awareness about respect and healthy relationshipsHealthy Respect - Respect in Relationships
Mylife4me is a site is for anyone who has been affected by drugs and/or alcohol with answers to many key questions and links to many alcohol and drugs services.My Life 4 Me
Advice on a wide range of issuesNational Youth Advisory Service
NHS site on young people and sexual health.NHS site for young people - Advice and Information
NOBullying.com is an online forum aimed at educating, advising, counselling and helping to stop bullying, in particular and importantly, cyberbullying.NOBullying.com
Information, help and support if you are worried about a child.NSPCC
O2's website shows parents how they can protect their children and change settings to keep them safe as well as tips on how to talk to their children about inapropriate content or nuisance calls in the 'Talking Points' sectionO2 Help - Keeping Kids Safe : Mobile and Internet
Panahghar, an Urdu word meaning 'Safe House', is a registered charity based in Coventry, England. Panahghar is a nationally respected agency with extensive experience in the provision of direct services primarily to Asian women and their families.Panahgar - Safehouse
Website with tips and information on the law around cyber bullyingSTOP CYBERBULLYING
A Birmingham based service that helps individuals to reduce their alcohol consumption and provides alcohol awareness throughout Birmingham.The A Team
A leaflet to assist parents of school age children when they are meeting with the school to stop racism or bullying. The leaflet contains practical tips and useful website links for parents.The Black Training and Enterprise Group
Government site with TV ads and information on sexual consent and violence in teenage relationshipsThis is Abuse
Midlands based organisation that can gather evidence of a crime such as domestic abuse so the victim does not have to go to the police.VEV- Visual Evidence for Victims.
Great site and information to support work on domestic abuse.Women's Aid
UK charity that helps individuals and organisations working with young people and families (aged 10-25) through research, training and publications.Young People in Focus