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Five Acres High School

COVID-19 SUPPORT

Contacts

Gloucestershire County Council - www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/public-health/advice

Gloucestershire County Council Tel No: 01452 425000

For additional support on how to keep children safe online https://www.childnet.com/young-people and https://www.childnet.com/parents-and-cares 

We appreciate that this is a really difficult time for everyone so please also be aware of the help and support that can be provided by Young Minds and the NHS

With the increased use of the Internet and technology during the current climate, this website offers support, guidance and courses for parents, students and teachers to keeping our children/students safe online - https://nationalonlinesafety.com/

It's not unusual to feel some anxiety, loneliness and isolation. In those moments, please try the link below to a free UK text service. The services uses crisis volunteers to those who need support. Alternatively text Shout to 85258 to start a conversation. It's completely free and anonymous. 

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=640062526771645&id=415457775898789?sfnsn=scwspmo&extid=K5HhP7DZeryeJW4b

Neighbourhood Watch and Your Community Alerts Gloucestershire have provided a list of helpful contacts 

Well being
https://mentalhealth.org.uk/coronavirus
Current advice from the NHS
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

Latest news from the Government
https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus
Coronavirus Q&A from the World Health Organisation
https://www.who.int/news-room/q-a-detail/q-a-coronaviruses
Latest advice on social distancing/isolation from the Government
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-social-distancing-and-for-vulnerable-people

Guidance for employees, employers and businesses: The government has issued updated information on healthcare advice for employers and support for businesses.
https://www.gov.uk/government/news/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-for-employees-employers-and-businesses

New Teens In Crisis service

We want to let them young people know that they are not alone and make sure they can access the support they need. They can speak to the friendly Tic+ Chat team about anything which is troubling them. 

No appointment is necessary and the service can be accessed by calling 0300 303 8080, or via online text chat at the Tic+ website: https://ticplus.org.uk/ between the hours of 5pm-9pm Sunday to Thursday.