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Useful Contacts

 

Crime Prevention Advice

www.nus.org.uk/Campaigns/The-Lock – NUS student crime advice site

www.suzylamplugh.org – offering personal safety advice

www.talktofrank.com – information and advice about drugs

www.identity-theft.org.uk – offering advice on how to protect yourself from identity theft

www.getsafeonline.org – offering advice on how to keep yourself safe online

Security

www.soldsecure.com – information about quality tested security products

www.immobilise.com – information about registering e.g. mobile phones, laptops, mp3 players (anything with a serial number), and pedal cycles on a national database

BikeRegister – national cycle marking and registration scheme

Reporting Crime

www.crimestoppers-uk.org – reporting crime anonymously

Action Fraud – national reporting centre for cybercrime and fraud

True Vision (report-it.org.uk) – report hate crime online

Support

www.victimsupport.org.uk – independent information and advice supporting both victims & witnesses of crime

www.nus.org.uk – information about the National Union of Students

www.britishcouncil.org – information for international students

Mind, the mental health charity – help for mental health problems

Samaritans – Samaritans are here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Hollie Guard app – download the personal safety app to alert your chosen contact where you are if you’re in danger

what3words – share your exact location with friends

National Centre for Domestic Violence (ncdv.org.uk) – a free, fast emergency injunction service to survivors of domestic abuse and violence

Papyrus UK (papyrus-uk.org) – prevention of young suicide

 

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