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V-SIGN RESOURCES

 

General

 

For books dealing in a general way with the V-signs, please refer to the Book and Movie Club 

 

Personal, Social Health and Economic Association

www.pshe-association.org.uk/

A platform that offers guidance, advice and lots of useful websites on drugs, alcohol, sex and relationships.

 


 

V is for Virtual – advice about technology

 

Technology Expert

http://www.carrick-davies.com/

Steve Carrick Davies is a dad, passionate speaker and trainer who has great ideas for helping parents understand the pros and cons of technology and how to regulate it.

 

You Tube

A clip, titled Girls You Think You Know, is a story about a girl, Internet safety and being groomed. The clip was produced by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vp5nScG6C5g

 

Child Net

www.childnet.com

Useful guides for parents, children and teachers.

 

Vodaphone Digital Parenting

www.vodafone.com/content/parents/get-started.html

Comprehensive age-related guides about keeping children safe when they use technology.

 

ParentPort

www.parentport.org.uk

If you have seen, read or heard something on any form of media that you consider unsuitable for children, contact the ParentPort. Run by UK media regulators, it also offers advice for parents.

 


 

V is for Violins – advice about self-esteem

 

Mental health

www.youngminds.org.uk

Help and advice for parents and children.

 

MindFul

www.mindful.org/

Mindfulness advice and information.

 

Dove Self-Esteem Project (Unilever)

www.dove.us/social-mission/self-esteem-toolkit-and-resources/    

Information, which is geared for parents, teachers and mentors, about boosting young girls’ self-esteem and understanding body image issues.

 


 

V is for Veruca Salt – advice on bitches and bullies

 

www.bullying.co.uk/

Advice and helpline for parents. 

 

Dr Michele Borba

www.micheleborba.com/Pages/ArtNLM03.htm

A good and comprehensive guide for parents on different kinds of friendship issues and how to help.

 

Bullying Prevention Headquarters

www.heyugly.org/

Empowers and helps those suffering from bullying.

 

Kidscape

www.kidscape.org.uk/

Information and tools for dealing with bullies and a helpline for parents.

 

ChildLine (NSPCC)

0800 1111

A call-in service for children to use. The motto is: No problem is too big or too small.

 


 

V is for Vomit and Vaginas – advice on nutrition, alcohol and other drugs, self-harm, puberty, sex and sexuality

 

Eating disorders and nutrition

 

Beat-It

www.b-eat.co.uk

Helpline and national network of support groups for any eating disorder.

 

Nutritionist Resource Network

www.nutritionist-resource.org.uk

A comprehensive site of nutrition information and a directory of nutritionists.

 

Alcohol and other drugs

 

Frank

www.talktofrank.com

Help and advice for parents and teens on all drugs.

 

Breakthru Alcohol and Drug Awareness

www.breakthru.co.uk/

A cross-community helpline and information organisation.

 

Drinkaware

www.drinkaware.co.uk/about-us

Information with age-related tips and support on alcohol misuse and harm

 

Self-harm

 

Harmless

www.harmless.org.uk/

Advice and information on self-harm for parents and children.

 

Puberty, sex and relationships

 

NHS

www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Sexandyoungpeople/Pages/Girlspuberty.aspx

Good, clear information that will help parents and daughters get to grips with puberty.

 

NHS

www.nhs.uk/conditions/Sexually-transmitted-infections/Pages/Introduction.aspx 

Good information on safer sex and sexually transmitted diseases (STIs) for parents and daughters.

 

Family Planning

http://www.fpa.org.uk/Homepage

Keep up with latest information on family planning.

 

Lesbian, Gay and bisexual help

 

Stonewall

http://www.stonewall.org.uk/at_school/education_for_all/parents_and_carers/4162.asp

Lesbian, gay and bisexual information, resources and help page for parents.