DCD Hub

Welcome to the Devon and Cornwall and Dorset Police website for Professionals working with Children and Young People

Mental health services for the young is NHS’s ‘silent catastrophe’ (25/06/2018)
Source: Guardian
Girl, 15, dies and 14-year-old boy is left fighting for his life ‘after taking “dirty pills” (24/06/2018)
Source: Daily Mail
Teenage girl dies after taking ‘unknown substance’ in Devon (24/06/2018)
Source: Independent
‘Disturbing’ increase in pupils upskirting teachers, warns union (24/06/2018)
Source: Independent
Children face mental health epidemic, say teachers (23/06/2018)
Source: Guardian

25/06/2018 : Outward Bound courses for young people aged 16 to 19 yrs
Devon |  Free | Details
29/06/2018 : Mental Health in Schools: Good Practice in Building Resilience
Birmingham |  From £269.00 | Details
29/06/2018 : Child Protection Training – Group 2 – Exeter
The 100 Club, Exeter |  £25 for VOYC members | Details

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Download and read our latest online safety newsletters for professionals and parents. With the latest information and guidance from across the online world, you will find plenty to read. You can also sign up to our regular newsletters here.

Summer 2018 Newsletters

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NEWSLETTER: Youth and Online Safety

The Nelson Trust
The Nelson Trust was founded in 1985 near Stroud in Gloucestershire by Roy and Mary Brash. The . . . charity began life as a supportive shared residence for people recovering from alcohol addiction, and over a period of a few short years it developed into a residential treatment centre providing a comprehensive programme of care and support for people looking for recovery from drug and alcohol addiction.

Human Utopia
humanutopia create and run inspirational, life-changing courses for young people and adults in . . . schools and their wider communities. Our courses range from one day with one whole year group through to long term partnerships and with a variety of year groups and in different schools across the UK.

Stop Abuse for Everyone
Domestic violence and abuse is a serious problem here in Devon, across the UK and around the world. . . . Victims and their families remain at the heart of everything we do. Our services are centred on their goals, strengths and needs; and we will strengthen our approach to keep victims and their families safe and to live their lives free from future violence.