Domestic abuse – why talking helps
Domestic abuse is when a person hurts, bullies or takes away the choices of someone they have a close relationship with.
Remember: ‘Domestic abuse is not your fault. The person who abuses is responsible – not you or anyone else.
The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is listening to 1,000 care experienced voices
“I think it is vital for our voices to be heard. We are the ones that live within the system so we know how it really works and what it feels like, better than anyone else”. Find out why listening to care experienced young people is so important.
Looking for a counsellor?
Counselling is a safe space to talk about issues at school. Find out how to look for a counsellor near you.
Film by young people about domestic abuse
One Voice at a Time – Tackling domestic abuse through the voice of the young.
Your say: young people speak up about domestic abuse
Domestic abuse is when a person hurts, bullies or takes away the choices of someone they have a close relationship with. (more…)
Money and housing issues
Things tough at home?
Here are some of the issues at home that might mean you need extra support at school:
- family arguments or parents splitting up
- someone dying
- moving to a new country and not knowing if you can stay
- helping to care for someone at home
- being homeless or in temporary housing
- being in care
- having a family member in prison
- not having enough money for food, school uniform or school trips.