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Visit the NSPCC web site for information about many issues including

  • self harming
  • harmful sexual behaviour
  • support for children who have parents with mental health difficulties
  • preventing abuse
  • child safety
  • sexting
  • bullying and cyber bullying
  • staying safe online - including on social media
  • PANTS - the underwear rule
  • Mental Health and suicidal thoughts in children
  • advice on children staying home alone
  • and much more.

If you're an adult and worried about a child, even if you're unsure, contact our professional counsellors 24/7 for help, advice and support - 0808 800 5000 or

If you are 18 or under ChildLine offers free, confidential advice and support whatever your worry, whenever you need help - call 0800 1111. 

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Last updated 01/12/2021