know that how you experience social media can affect your mood. That’s why, together with O2 they've gathered information, tips and advice on how to enjoy a more positive and safe time online. If you are asking yourself questions such as what kind of social media feed do I have? How can I have a more positive time online? How can I deal with online bullying? How can I block, mute or report other accounts? How can I look after my privacy, please click here to be taken to their website.
We also have some further information about support if you are experiencing bullying on our page here.
Dhiverse is a charity based in Cambridge that offers a range of non-mainstream relationships and sex education (RSE) programmes. SLIP stands for ‘Sex, the Law, and the Internet & Pornography' SLIP and is an alternative and age appropriate relationships and sex education programme.
'SLIP' is suitable for any young person age 9 to 24 who, for whatever reason, did not engage, or is currently finding it difficult to engage, in Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) or Relationships Education (RE) in school. Click here to see their leaflet to find out more about SLIP. If you are interested in referring yourself you can contact contact any of the Dhiverse team on 01223 508805 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or please see their guidance for making a referral here.
Dhiverse's 'ABC Programme' is an alternative, age appropriate and ability appropriate programme for anyone age 11 and older (there is no upper age limit for this programme), who has a learning difficulty (LD) or autism. For more information on the ‘ABC Programme’ please see here for an easy read version. And click here to find out more about what they offer.
And please check out what other local support is available here.
It can be scary finding out a nude image or video of you has been shared online.
can help with this and also provides information about online safety. Follow this link to their website to find out how they can help get your image or video removed from the internet.
And please see local support available here.
The Disrespect NoBody campaign helps prevent young people from becoming perpetrators and victims of abusive relationships by encouraging them to re-think their views of abuse, controlling behaviour and what consent and sexting – the sending of explicit images by phone or email – means within relationships. The campaign is targeted at 12 to 18 year olds – both boys and girls – and aims to prevent them from becoming perpetrators and victims of abusive relationships. It provides information on understanding the meaning of consent, what rape is, relationship abuse, pornography and sexting, along with the signs on how to spot them, the consequences and supporting advice. There is also contact information giving access to help from trusted organisations should you be worried about yourself or somebody you know - click the logo to find out more.
is a law enforcement agency and is there to help keep children and young people safe from sexual abuse and grooming online. They help thousands of children and young people every year who have been in a similar situation to you.
They are there to help and give you advice, and you can make a report directly to then if something has happened online which has made you feel unsafe, scared or worried. This might be from someone you know in real life, or someone you have only ever met online.
For further advice or to report something please see here.