New drug-like substances are sometimes known as ‘legal highs.' But they are illegal and have serious health risks. People who buy and sell 'legal highs' are breaking the law.
Stay safe when you are out and about, having fun, online and everywhere else
Self harm: spotting the signs, identifying risks and helping someone at risk
Independent travel is a key skill for all young people in Oxfordshire. When you're going to school, work or out to have fun, travel safely and confidently.
Every year, young people drink less alcohol. But for some, drinking heavily and getting drunk is still a risk.
Child sexual exploitation is a form of child abuse where an adult targets a vulnerable child, often during their teenage years, to sexual abuse them
Every year fewer young people in the UK smoke, and more people are quitting. Find out how to get help if you, or someone you care for, is smoking.
If you or someone you know is having difficulties with bullying, you can take action
If you are having a difficult time with friends, doing things to help yourself feel better can really help.
Why are some people bullied, while others bully?
Information about criminal exploitation and how you can access support.
Using digital devices and mobile phones to hurt, annoy or harass people is bullying. Learn how to use digital devices safely and supportively.
We all like to share news stories with our friends on social media, but do any of us check if the stories are actually true?
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is when a girl’s genitals (private parts) are cut. This is illegal in the UK.
Worried about gangs? You can find information, help and sources of support here.
In an emergency, would you know what to do?
Think safety, whether you are at work, doing work experience, or seeking work
Modern slavery is when someone is forced to work for no money. It is illegal and a form of abuse.
The weather in England is usually mild, but you need to take extra care in rain, sun, and freezing temperatures.
Staying safe when you're out and about is important so plan ahead, take care, look out for each other and know how to get help
Young people are at risk from being targeted by extremist and terrorist groups for radicalisation
Oxfordshire is a county of rivers, canals and waterways; do you know how to be safe on and around the water?
Find out more about the risks of sending nudes, and hear what young people in Oxfordshire had to say about sexting
If you are worried that you or your friends are getting into trouble, there are things you can do to help
The internet is an important part of life and learning, but you should be aware of problems you might have online and take steps to be safe.
Terrorist acts are rare, and everyone can act to make their communities a safer place for all
Why do children and young people commit crimes? And what happens if you do?
Know what to do if you or someone you know has been a victim of crime.
Information for young refugees and asylum seekers coming to Oxfordshire