If you or someone you know has been affected by issues covered in our programmes​ please see the relevant programme page below for ​information, advice and support​.


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    Coronation Street - Cruse Bereavement Care

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    Emmerdale: Rape Crisis and Women's Aid

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    Coronation Street: CAMHS

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    Coronation Street - Young Minds

    If you are a young person in crisis, text YM to 85258 for free 24/7 support across the UK.

    Emmerdale: Terrence Higgins Trust

    The Terrence Higgins Trust is a British charity supporting HIV and sexual health.

    Coronation Street: Asthma UK and the British Lung Foundation

    Asthma UK and the British Lung Foundation are the UK’s leading respiratory health charities.

    Coronation Street - IOPC

    The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) has oversight of police complaints made to 43 police forces across England and Wales.

    Coronation Street - Sands

    Sands support anyone who has been affected by the death of a baby, whether your baby died recently or long ago.

    Coronation Street - Scope

    Scope exists to help disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else.


    If you've been affected by the issues raised in Episode 2 of Buffering, the following organisations can provide support information:

    Emmerdale - The Diana Award

    The Diana Award runs the UK's leading peer to peer anti-bullying programme.

    Coronation Street: Diabetes UK

     Diabetes UK is the UK’s leading diabetes charity, committed to creating a world where diabetes can do no harm.

    Coronation Street - The National Deaf Children’s Society

    The National Deaf Children’s Society is the leading UK charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children, young people and their families

    Coronation Street - NSPCC

    The NSPCC offers advice to help you understand the risks and support your child if they've been sending, sharing or receiving nude images.

    Coronation Street - The Stephen Lawrence Day Foundation

    The Stephen Lawrence Day Foundation was founded by Baroness Doreen Lawrence in Stephen's name after his murder in 1993 in a racist attack.

    Emmerdale - The Anti Bullying Alliance

    The Anti-Bullying Alliance is a coalition of organisations and individuals that are united against bullying.

    Emmerdale - Macmillan Cancer Support

    Macmillan Cancer Support

    Coronation Street - The British Heart Foundation

    If you are the parent or carer for a child or young person with a heart or circulatory condition, it is normal to worry about medical and practical issues.