Information and Support
If you, or someone you know, have been affected by the issues raised in this programme, the following organisations can help:
Beatbullying works with children and young people across the UK to provide them with all important opportunities to make positive and lasting changes to their lives and outlook. In particular, they work intensively with those so deeply affected by bullying that they can barely face going to school that next morning.
UK Safer Internet Centre
The UK Safer Internet Centre provides the latest advice on how to use the internet and new technologies safely and responsibly. Visit their site or call their e-safety advice line on 0844 800 2382. If you're a professionals, call the Professionals Online Safety Helpline on 0844 381 4772, which is designed with teachers, social workers and people who work with children and young people in mind.
Get Safe Online
Get Safe Online is the UK’s national internet security initiative and is a partnership between the Government, the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA), and public and private sector sponsors from the worlds of technology, communication, retail and finance. It provides web users and small businesses with free, independent, user-friendly advice that allows them to use the internet confidently, safely and securely. For more information on how to stay safe online, please visit their site.
Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre
The Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre is the UK’s national police agency set up to tackle child exploitation on and offline. If you are worried about someone’s behaviour towards a child online, you can report this at ceop.police.uk or via the ClickCEOP button available on many websites. CEOP’s Thinkuknow education programme has information for parents, teachers and young people about staying safe on the internet.