For young people and those who are responsible for them - health professionals, schools, parents, employers etc., we have compiled a collection of resources for students to look through whilst you are waiting for a conversation to start.
BBC Bitesize - getting help
For: Young people & teens | Video | Online resource | BBC Bitesize and the University of Oxford offer advice for young people who feel unsure about when to ask for help with their mental health, how to ask for it, and what kind of help is available.
Childline - exam results
For: Young people & teens | Online resource | Offers support in managing exam results and expectations. PLEASE NOTE: due to Covid-19, services are limited - young people are unable to speak to a counsellor either online or on the phone between 12am and 9am, can't join queues for online chats after 10:30pm and can't use the 1-2-1 chat function on the Childline app; information can still be accessed on the website.
Ditch the label - exam stress
For: All ages | Online resource | Things to do (and not do) to help you cope with exam stress.
National Careers Service
For: Young people | Online resource | Support | Information, advice and guidance to help young people make decisions on learning, training and work. Including, during the month of August, specialist careers advice for helping young people and their families decide on options following GCSE, A Level and Nationals exam results days.
For: Students (young people) | Online resource | Supporting university students to look after their own and their friends' mental health. Includes support for parents and peer support programmes.
The Student Room
For: Students | Online resource | Offers support and advice around all aspects of studying, including exam stress and results, specifically GCSEs and A-Levels, and what to do with unexpected results.
University Mental Health Advisers Network
For: Students | Online resource | Offers information about students' rights and what mental health support is available at university and provides advice on how to disclose a mental health condition.
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