Guidance for Parents and Students


Youth in Romsey is a confidential support centre for young people aged 11-25 years. We can support young people on any issue including counselling, employment, education, financial help, sexual health and mental health. We visit Romsey School every Tuesday lunch time in Main block foyer

The services that Youth in Romsey offers are:

A job shop: Counselling service: Financial support: Sexual health service:



Childline is the UK’s free helpline for children and young people. It provides confidential telephone counselling service for any child with a problem. It comforts, advises and protects.


Talk to our experts on 0808 800 5000 if you’re worried about a child or need advice or information about child protection


Free, confidential telephone and email helpline finding young people the best help whatever the problem. Provides free connections to local or national services, and can text information to callers’ mobile phones.


Straight talk on mental health medication. Look up your medication to find out about side effects and things you might not feel comfortable asking your GP about, and listen to other people’s experiences.


Samaritans volunteers listen in confidence to anyone in any type of emotional distress, without judging or telling people what to do.


  • Freephone 0800 77 66 00 (24 hour service, free if call from a landline and won’t show up on the phone bill, provides translation for non-English speakers)

Confidential information and advice for anyone concerned about their own or someone else’s drug or solvent misuse.


Use Stonewall’s area database to find local lesbian, gay, and bisexual community groups, other generic services, and gay friendly solicitors.


Information, help and support for anyone affected by eating disorders.

thesite is an online guide to life for 16 to 25 year-olds. It provides non-judgemental support and information on everything from sex and exam stress to debt and drugs.


  • Visit to search their directory of services for help in your area.
  • Signposting service: 0208 772 9900 (Mon – Fri from 9am-1pm & 2-5pm)

A national membership organisation for youth information, advice and counselling agencies. Provides information on youth agencies to children aged 11-25 and their carers but does not provide direct advice.


Child Bereavement UK supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement. Our vision is for all families to have the support they need to rebuild their lives

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Ocean Recovery provides a support group network for people suffering with addiction to drugs and alcohol in the North West of England. Ocean Recovery offers free and confidential services over the phone.  The website also contains free guides and resources for people suffering from addiction and for their families and carers.
Helpline: 0125 353 0553, every day, 24 hours a day