What is abuse?
Abuse isn't just about being hit. It can take many forms, such as bullying, name-calling or stealing. Read about the different types of abuse.
Talk to someone
Talk to someone. You don't have to suffer in silence.
- Children Services Team on: 0118 908 8002
Childline: 0800 11 11
NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children): 0808 800 5000
National Drugs Helpline (known as Talk to Frank): a 24-hour, 7-days a week, free and confidential telephone service: 0800 77 66 00
Sexwise: A free, confidential advice line on sex, relationships and contraception for young people aged 18 or under: 0800 282 930
Samaritans: 08457 90 90 90
Advice about staying safe online
Read our tips for staying safe on the internet.