Guide 4 Life Harrogate

Abuse

Abuse

If you are worried that you or someone you know is being abused, then talk to someone you trust straight away. This could be a parent, a friend's parent, a youth worker, a teacher or a school nurse.

Child Abuse is when a young person is harmed or not properly cared for and there is a number of ways in which a young person can be abused. No one deserves to be abused and abuse can be stopped. Here are some useful contacts where you can get help and advice.

Childline

Open 24 hours a day and the calls from a landline won't show up on your phone bill.

Tel: 0800 11 11
Web: www.childline.org.uk

Web:
www.donthideit.com

Website about abuse and how talking can help.

Web: www.achance2talk.com

Provides information about abuse and how you can get help.

Web: www.worriedneed2talk.org.uk

The NSPCC's site for young people.