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Exam results

Getting exam results can be a worrying time for young people and their families. Stress and anxiety levels can start to rise and this can also affect you physically. You may find it hard to sleep and eat.

The following information may help you manage these feelings or help you support a young person through this difficult time.

Learn some techniques to help you manage how you’re feeling

On the Shout website, you can find:

Student Space, run by Student Minds, is also here to help. They provide dedicated support services, tips, tools and student stories to help you through your results and next steps. For more information, visit the Student Space website.

Childline offers advice for young people about getting exam results, especially if they’re not the results that you wanted.

If you want to speak to someone

There are online spaces where you can access non-judgemental, anonymous help and direct messaging with qualified professionals. These are:

  • Kooth for children and young people aged 10 to 25 years
  • Qwell for adults aged 26 years and over

The Pennine Care NHS 24/7 phone line for all ages is run by experienced mental health professionals. They can listen and help callers work through immediate problems and ways to move forward. You can call them on 0800 014 9995.

If it’s urgent, HOPELINE247 can offer young people aged up to 35 years and their parents confidential support. To contact them, you can:

The Emotional Wellbeing Hub is available for the parents or carers of anyone in Stockport aged 0 to 25 years. You can call the hub on 0161 217 6028. The hub is open on:

  • Monday to Thursday from 8:30am to 5pm
  • Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm