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Guidance to share with young people

The world is constantly changing and there are always new ways to communicate with friends, explore the world and get connected. Society puts pressure on young people to experience new things, but that can make them feel vulnerable and unsure about the world around them. Below are list of organisations and resources which you can share with your young people.


Help and advice with alcohol.

Read the advice


No one deserves to be bullied; talk to someone you trust – a parent, friend, teacher or leader. This poster offers help and advice. Childline and Kidscape can provide help and advice about bullying.

Download the anti-bullying code

Bereavement support

There are several charitable organisations which exist to support those who are going through bereavement or feeling anxious or down. 

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Eating Disorders

Information and support organisations for eating disorders.

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Get Help to Stop Smoking

There are many reasons for giving up smoking, not least the cost to your pocket and your health. To get help to stop smoking and to read about people who have managed it, visit the following websites.

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Mental Health

A list of organisations that young people can contact, which provide mental health support and advice.

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My body, my choice

This leaflet has been produced with the support of Brook, the young people’s sexual health charity, specifically for young people.

Download the leaflet

Relationship Advice

For young people who's parents are going through divorce or separation or advice with their own relationships.

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Sexual Health Directory

Details of organisations that provide free and confidential advice to young people on sexual health.

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Safeguarding Videos

As adults in Scouting, the safety of young people is our priority. Download and share these important safeguarding videos with your Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers, and their parents.

Substance use and misuse

Where to get help with substance use and misuse.

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Stay Safe Leaflets

The Stay Safe leaflets contain information for young people about how to stay safe online and in the real world, and how to report something that makes them feel worried, scared or upset. They are section-specific and can be downloaded in pdf format from the links below.

Remove a nude image shared online

The NSPCC and the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), in partnership with age verification platform Yoti, have developed the Report Remove tool to support young people to remove sexual images of themselves online.

Discover the support