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.

Money and housing issues

I’m thinking about running away

Who to talk to if school problems get so bad you want to run away from home.

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Money and housing issues

Coping with your parents splitting up

When your parents separate or divorce, coping with the change can make school hard. Get some advice here.

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Leaving school

Deciding when to leave school

Here’s what you need to know to help you decide when to leave school.

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Leaving school

My world of work

Get the help you need to make decisions about your future.

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Mental health

Young Minds – tips on looking after yourself

Young Minds Looking after your mental health

Simple changes in your life can help you to feel better about school.

Young Minds have got some good advice on how to look after your mental health. 


Alcohol and drugs

Alcohol issues affecting you at school?

Feeling pressure from classmates to drink? Feel like you’re drinking to help you cope with school? Worried about someone else? Get advice here.

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Money and housing issues

Homeless and struggling with school

If you are homeless or living in poor housing, you might need extra support to help you at school.

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Leaving school

Disabled and leaving school?

Get advice on how you can carry on with your learning after you leave school.

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Leaving school

The info your school might pass on when you leave

Making sure the right people know what support you need after you leave school is important. But so is respecting your privacy.

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