Staying Safe This Winter

The winter time is a great season for young people to experience different indoor and outdoor activities, and many organisations put on fun new activities. It is important to remember to risk assess any new activities and follow external visits guidance before going out for the day.

We want people to stay safe and healthy while they enjoy the winter so have pulled together some useful resources and links.

Activities

External Visits

Mental Health and Wellbeing

  • Your Life Your Choice Worcestershire local advice and guidance for families, children and adults of all ages
  • Talk to Frank friendly and confidential drugs advice
  • Drinkaware support to help reduce alcohol-related harm by helping people make better choices about their drinking
  • Runaway Helpline confidential helpline if you are thinking about running away from home or have already run away
  • Samaritans confidential place for you to talk about your feelings
  • Tell Someone child sexual exploitation (CSE)
  • Choices App Stay Safe, Be Aware a new free online app for young people
  • NSPCC speak out, stay safe
  • Homelessness links to your district council for support
  • Axis Youth Hub support for young people in North Worcestershire – including homeless, substance misuse, mental health and education/employment issues

Winter Health

Staying Safe Online

Sexual Health

  • Brook sexual health & wellbeing for under 25s
  • Stonewall support for lesbian, gay, bi and trans people
  • Know Your Stuff sexual health clinics and advice in Worcestershire

Water Safety

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