Internet Safety - Young People

The internet is amazing, whether you’re sharing with friends, playing games, or learning new skills, it puts the world at your fingertips but it can also be tricky. This doesn’t mean you need to be scared. You just need to be prepared. BBC - The best and worst of life online

Here are some places to get help if you are experiencing something online that worries or upsets you.

Immediate danger 

  • If you feel you or someone you know is in immediate danger call 999

Helplines

  • Childline 0800 1111 (calls are confidential and free). Someone from Childline will help you with any problem if you are feeling sad or worried, or just need someone to talk to. 
  • NSPCC If you're worried about a child's safety or welfare, or if you need help or advice, call 0808 800 5000 (calls are confidential and free). Head to their pages here.

Online help

  • CEOP Telling an adult can really help you to start to get out of a difficult situation. If you feel as though you can’t tell an adult you trust, and you are worried about how someone is talking to you online, you can report to CEOP here.

 

 

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