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Online Safety Live events via Microsoft Teams

Online Safety Live events via Microsoft Teams

As part of our training programme we are offering a series of online courses provided by South West Grids for Learning. These sessions are aimed at professionals working with children and young people. These will take place on the dates below and are bookable via the...

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NSPCC Parents in Sport Week

NSPCC Parents in Sport Week

Parents in Sport week is our annual campaign to raise awareness of the importance of parents' involvement in youth sport. During the week we will be sharing guidance on the types of things sports clubs should have in place to keep children safe, how...

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Suicide and young people

Suicide and young people

Did you know that over 200 school children are lost to suicide each year? But we don’t talk about suicide in school children or the number of children in this level of emotional distress. Statistics (in England and Wales) were only released for the 10-14 age...

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Self-harm in Young People

Self-harm in Young People

Signs of self-harm in children and teenagers It’s difficult to recognise the signs of self-harm in children and young people. Signs to look out for include: covering up, for example by wearing long sleeves a lot of the time, especially in summerunexplained bruises,...

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County Lines – Training

County Lines – Training

The NTSCP, in partnership with North Tyneside Council, is promoting training to inform people about County Lines. The term County Lines describes gangs and organised criminal networks involved in exporting illegal drugs into other areas of the country, often small...

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Modern Slavery

Modern Slavery

It has been highlighted by the Local Government Association that there is significant concern that the current pandemic will have exacerbated the threat from modern slavery and human trafficking.  Existing victims are less visible due to the ongoing closure of...

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Are you concerned about child sexual abuse?

Are you concerned about child sexual abuse?

The confidential Stop It Now! helpline is available for anyone with concerns about child sexual abuse. Callers do not need to give identifying information, so can remain anonymous. The helpline speaks to thousands of people every year and help them take action to...

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Suicide and young people

Supporting children and young people’s mental health

The NSPCC has pulled together some resources to help professionals support the children and young people and families you know and work with through this challenging time. You might want to use these resources yourself or share them with parents and carers to help...

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