Parenting and families

Libraries deliver Universal Childrens' Centre Services offering fun sessions such as rhyme times and messy play that stimulate development and encourage school readiness. Promotions such as the Summer Reading Challenge encourage reader development during school holidays, while offering extra events for the whole family.​

Drug, alcohol and substance abuse

Adfam

​Supporting families affected by drugs and alcohol.

Community for Recovery

​Supporting anyone whose life is affected by volatile substance abuse.

Family Lives

​Listening, supportive and non-judgemental help and advice,

Talk to Frank

​Includes support through live chat and helpline.

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Legal highs

British Association of Social Workers

​Parent handbook for talking to your child about legal highs and club drugs.

Talk to Frank

Includes support through live chat and helpline.

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Mental health and wellbeing

AskNormen

​Northamptonshire mental health gateway.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

​Includes advice on depression.

Mind

​Information and support on mental health problems including depression.

OPAL Project

Resources for everyone affected by self-harm.

Papyrus

​We deliver awareness and prevention training, provide confidential support and suicide intervention through HOPELineUK, campaign and influence national policy, and empower young people to lead suicide prevention activities in their own communities.

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Eating disorders

Mind

​Guidance for friends and family of someone with an eating disorder.

NHS Choices

​Advice for parents on eating disorders.

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Your child's welfare

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Keeping Safe

Internet safety

​Websites containing advice for parents and carers on internet safety.

Keep Safe Card

​Scheme for anyone in Northamptonshire with a learning disability.

NSPCC

​Advice on keeping your child safe.

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Bullying

Bullying.co.uk

Advice for parents on bullying and cyber bullying.

Kidscape

Advice for parents on bullying.

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Relationships and sex

NSPCC

​Advice for parents on talking to teenagers about sex, relationships and how to stay safe.

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Northamptonshire County Council

Northamptonshire County Council

about 12 hours ago

The Women's Tour

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Northamptonshire County Council

Northamptonshire County Council

about 13 hours ago

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The Women’s Tour will include 17 teams of 6 riders per team, creating a field of 102 riders. It is a really impressive event to see. http://bit.ly/1Sp...

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Northamptonshire County Council

Northamptonshire County Council

about 15 hours ago

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Does your business/organisation employ an outstanding apprentice that deserves to be recognised for the hardwork they do? Nominate them for the Young ...

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Youth Ambition Awards

There's still time to nominate a young person in our Youth Ambition awards. If you know a special young person who deserves to be recognised, nominat...

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Love Daventry

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Hospital and outreach education team shortlisted again for national award

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