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    So I left school last year (in year 12 im retaking AS at collage) and my friend whos in year 10 (shes abit like a little sister) is really depressed and is worried about a lot of things including exams and a few isues whith friends a bullying and she is almosed suacidal and has self harmed. she has asked me to contact someone, who works in KS4 office and used to be a TA, about it and we bost know that this person will have to tell her parents and someone higher up in th eschool about it but shes not happy wiht me contacting anyone else and I dont have this persons email but i can message her on facebook (her friend was at school with my brother) but i don tknow if this would be ok bu tim very worried about my friend and i cant really help her much but i kno wthis person can. i know the school doesnt have any rules about staff having contact with ex pupils (i know perople with are fiends with members of staff from school on facebook) I really dont know what i sould do?
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    I suppose you could message the teacher on Facebook? Just try not to bother them too much as you obviously can't force them to do anything. At the end of the day the teacher has done their job and don't have to contact ex-pupils for any reason.

    I would probably just leave it at that, but don't wait for the teacher to reply as they may not even see the message, just help your friend seek professional help from a doctor or local guidance counsellor?
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    I suppose you could message the teacher on Facebook? Just try not to bother them too much as you obviously can't force them to do anything. At the end of the day the teacher has done their job and don't have to contact ex-pupils for any reason.

    I would probably just leave it at that, but don't wait for the teacher to reply as they may not even see the message, just help your friend seek professional help from a doctor or local guidance counsellor?
    thanks, I probebly wiht try to message her and just make it clear that I didnt know ho elese to contact her. my friend has had isues wiht this before and has had help for it before but the counselor at school was rubbish and really patronising. she has got anxiety medecation but hasn't struggled fro about 18 month now.
 
 
 
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