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Disrespect NoBody

The Home Office has launched Disrespect NoBody, a campaign to help young people understand what a healthy relationship is and re-think their views of controlling behaviour, violence, abuse, sexual abuse and consent.

Source: Disrespect NoBody 

Date: 27 January 2017

Further information: Disrespect NoBody campaign 

Disrespect NoBody: campaign posters

Safer internet day resources

The UK Safer Internet Centre has created education packs and films tailored for children, young people and parents and carers to help run activities for Safer Internet Day on 7 February 2017.

Source: UK Safer Internet Centre

Date: 31 January 2017


Wellbeing workshops

Posted in General News on 23/04/2020

Hi all, Blackpool Council's Adult Learning & Community team are offering some half hour remote workshops to help with wellbeing via Google Drive and Zoom. The workshop can be delivered to a maximum of 10 people so places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Your email address will be required so you can be sent the meeting request and password. If you are interested in this, pleas…

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Guidance for parents/carers on supporting children/young people’s mental health (COVID-19)

Posted in General News on 20/04/2020

This advice is to help adults with caring responsibilities look after the mental health and wellbeing of children or young people, including those with additional needs and disabilities, during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-supporting-children-and-young-peoples-mental-health-and-wellbeing/guidance-for-parents-and-carers-on-supp…

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Blackpool Beating Bullying

Posted in General News on 10/01/2020

Blackpool Beating Bullying Blackpool Beating Bullying is a campaign that was set up by young people, for young people, with the overall aim of reducing bullying that unfortunately may sometimes occur in Blackpool Schools. Our young people highlighted that bullying in schools is one of the most common issues that young people face, with 23% of Blackpool secondary school students saying that they h…

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ICON: Babies Cry, You Can Cope!

Posted in General News on 30/04/2019

ICON: Babies Cry, You Can Cope! Blackburn with Darwen, Blackpool and Lancashire Safeguarding Children Boards, and the Pan-Lancashire Child Death Overview Panel, have launched a new campaign which aims to help parents and carers to cope with a crying baby. The call for resources comes from a number of infant deaths and serious case reviews where a baby has died or been seriously injured as a result…

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PLASP Newsletters

Posted in General News on 23/01/2019

PLASP News January 2019 PLASP News May 2019…

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Don't Shake Your Baby

Posted in General News on 21/08/2018

Don't Shake Your Baby Leaflet…

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CDOP Newsletter December 2017

Posted in General News on 19/12/2017

*In this issue, safer sleep, warnings around carbon monoxide poisoning, treating children with high temperatures and eCDOP.* CDOP Newsletter  …

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ASSIST

Posted in General News on 01/08/2017

www.blackpool.gov.uk/suicideprevention …

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Summer Advice

Posted by: Paul Threlfall in General News on 26/07/2017

As the summer holidays begin, many children and young people will often spend an increased amount of time online whether it is using the latest apps, playing their favourite games, watching their favourite vloggers or simply keeping in touch with friends through social media. For parents and carers, it offers us a good opportunity to have a positive discussion about their favourite sites, apps or …

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Exam stress

Posted in General News on 12/07/2017

Exam stress The NSPCC has released figures which show that Childline delivered 3,135 counselling sessions on exam stress in 2016/17, a rise of 11% over the past two years. Figures also reveal that: 1 in 5 of these sessions took place in May as pupils faced upcoming exams; 12-15 year olds were most likely to be counselled about exam stress; the biggest rise, up 21% on 2015/16 was amongst 16-18 year…

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