Resources and Links to Support

Keeping Yourself Safe Online

Social Media Safety

Devon and Cornwall Police, keeping safe online – Your digital safety | Devon and Cornwall Police ( Internet crime adapts and takes advantages of your lack of knowledge. To minimise the chances of becoming a victim of crime change passwords from default ones, do not use the same password and always upload the latest security patches and operating systems.

Cyber Streetwise –  Cyber Aware – NCSC.GOV.UK  Learn how to protect your home and your business from all aspects of cyber crime with an accessible and interactive guide.

UK Safer Internet Centre –  Homepage – UK Safer Internet Centre E- Safety tips, advice and resources. The UK safer Internet Centre is the organiser of Safer Internet Day in UK.

BBC Webwise –  BBC – Get Connected Videos to help you make the most of your internet use, including advice on social media and libel laws.

Facebook Safety Centre – Safety Centre ( Tools and resources to help you stay safe, learn how to report abuse and how you can play your part in the Facebook community

Instagram – Instagram Safety and Privacy | About Instagram Videos to help you if you find yourself hacked, and how to stay safe so you can express yourself freely and explore your interests.

Snapchat Safety Centre – Snapchat Safety Center – Snap Inc.

TikTok Safety Guide – Safety Center | TikTok

Twitter Safety and security centre – Safety and security ( Providing information on your safety settings and how to deal with abuse and offensive content

LinkedIn Safety Centre –  LinkedIn Safety Center

Think Before You Post, What You Post is There FOREVER!

Reporting Abuse

Just Talk, It's Good to Talk

Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP)CEOP Safety Centre Report online child abuse or attempted child abuse.

Internet Watch UK Website for reporting illegal content found on the internet, specifically child abuse and criminally obscene images.

Revenge Porn HelplineRevenge Porn Helpline – 0345 6000 459 | Revenge Porn Helpline

Helpline number – 0345 600 0459


Anonymous Report Form linkWhisper Anonymous Reporting | SWGfL Have you had your intimate images posted online without your consent? The Revenge Porn Helpline in the UK’s only dedicated service supporting adults and young people.

Samaritans – Samaritans | Every life lost to suicide is a tragedy | Here to listen  Samaritans are there when all your friends are asleep and you’re all alone in the world. When you’re full of thoughts you don’t understand, its good to get them out. They are always there around the clock, they offer a safe space, to be yourself and to share whatever it is that’s getting to you.   

Contact for free– 116 123  Open 24/7     

Try the free self help appSelf-Help | Samaritans Track your mood, create a safety plan, try techniques and keep track of helpful activities to help remind yourself of the things that make you feel better, and get ideas for new things to try.

Tool Box to help you manage and cope when you may feel overwhelmed Techniques | Samaritans Self-Help  

Here is a List of Tools to Help You When You Feel Overwhelmed...

Additional Support Links For Your Wellbeing

Mental Health and Wellbeing

Sexual Health

TALKWORKS – NHS Free self-referral talking therapy

Improving your mental and physical wellbeing. This is a free, confidential, talking therapy service. Helping you to feel better and giving you the tools and techniques to improve your mental wellbeing

Call – 0300 555 3344   Self-refer online – TALKWORKS | Mental Health Support for Devon (

CAMHS (Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service  Torbay) Now known as Children & Family Health Devon Call – 0330 0245 321

Young minds – Coping With Life | Mental Health Advice | YoungMinds | YoungMinds If you’re struggling with your feelings, you’re not alone. We have loads of practical tips and advice from young people just like you, as well as information on getting the support you need.  YoungMinds Textline – Text YM to 85258.

Childline – Childline | Childline If you’re under 19 you can confidentially call, chat online or email about any problem big or small. Call – 0800 11 11

The Eddystone An independent organisation that offers a range of sexual health services to people across the South West of England, from Gloucestershire through to Cornwall. Talk to us about any questions you may have regarding sexual health

Call – 0800 328 3508 / 01752 254 406

NHS – Where can I get sexual health advice now

Where can I get sexual health advice, now? – NHS ( Forgotten your pill or had unprotected sex? Maybe you’re worried about something? Here’s a go to page for everything you may need to know and where to find it.


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