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Bury College is here to support students, parents and carers. If incidents happen over the holiday period and you require further support please don’t hesitate to let us know when we return on 4th January so that we can provide support. Our student’s safety is our priority but we are also here to support parents and carers and the wider community. 

The college safeguarding team can be contacted on 07713 312773 or email safeguarding@burycollege.ac.uk.

 

Stay Safe at Bury College

Stay Safe at Bury College

External advice and support services to support students with health, welfare and emotional needs

Christmas Support and Helpful Numbers

Useful Contacts

Bury Council has provided a range of services that you can contact over the Christmas period. 

It is important to look after your mental health and wellbeing

There are many services available to support students, parents and carers if you are struggling or want to make positive changes.

The NHS website is extremely useful and provides five steps to mental wellbeing:

  • Connect with other people
  • Be physically active
  • Learn new skills
  • Give to others
  • Pay attention to the present moment

The link below provides further details and practical advice: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/improve-mental-wellbeing/

Please find below further services:

Samaritans

Call: 116 123 (24 hours a day, free to call)

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Visit: www.samaritans.org

Please contact if you need to talk to someone or you think one of your family members is struggling.

 

The NSPCC (for parents and carers)

Call: 0808 800 5000 Email: help@nspcc.org.uk Visit: https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/support-for-parents/

The NSPCC is available to support parents or carers to talk about mental health problems.

 

Young Minds (for parents and carers)

Call the parents helpline: 0808 802 5544 (Monday to Friday 9.30am – 4pm, free for mobiles and landlines)

Visit: https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/for-parents/

 

Mind

Call: 03001233393 (9am-6pm Monday to Friday)

Text: 86463 Email: info@mind.org.uk

Visit: https://www.mind.org.uk.

Mind provides resources and information around mental health as well as a local signposting service for further support. 

 

Young Minds Information about Depression (for parents and carers)

Visit: http://www.youngminds.org.uk/for_parents/worried_about_your_child/depression

If you want to learn more about spotting the signs of depression, follow the link to a free 20-minute online course which aims to equip participants to know how and when to intervene if a person is at risk of suicide: https://www.zerosuicidealliance.com/

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