In recent years, new drug-like substances have been created. These 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. Find out how to keep yourself and others safe and healthy.
Child sexual exploitation is a form of child abuse and a very serious crime
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.
Bullying isn't just a problem for young people at school. Most people are bullied at some point in their lives. But if you are bullied, you can take action.
Feeling safe is a crucial part of being safe; here are some ways to help yourself feel better.
Why are some people bullied, while others bully?
Using computers, tablets and mobile phones to hurt, annoy or harass people is bullying. Learn how to protect yourself and help others fight cyberbullying.
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? If you or a friend are thinking about joining a gang, are already involved, or want to leave, you can find help and 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 isn't always easy 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?
The theme for Safer Internet Day 2016 was Play your part for a better internet - across Oxfordshire, young people entered our Safer Internet Day competition; you can see the winners here
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.
Many young people are worried about terrorism. But terrorist acts remain rare, and everyone can act to make their communities a safer place for everyone.
Why do children and young people commit crimes? And what happens if you do?
As part of their recovery, young survivors of child sexual exploitation being supported by Oxford's Kingfisher Team have created artworks, to share their experiences and messages with other young people and their supporters.
If you or someone you know has been the victim of a crime, it pays to know what to do.
Information about rights and support for children who have recently come to Oxfordshire from another country, including young refugees and asylum seekers
You can take action to stop bullying happening in your school.