This section of the website provides information about some common mental health problems as well as links to websites and resources for young people and those working with them linked to health related issues.
Quit Because is the youth service at QUIT®, the charity that helps people quit smoking.
We help young people of all ages make informed choices about tobacco use and provide support and advice to those who want to stop smoking.
Websites and resources for young people.
An on line resource for a wide range of health and relationship issues in the context of broader information for young people, including how to find and register with a GP or a dentist etc. through to bullying, bereavements and a wider range of health issues.
YoungMinds website which now offers information to young people about mental health and emotional well-being.
including link to VIK project, healthy Heads and my Head Hurts
My Head Hurts
If you need more information about the FRANK campaign, please visit www.drugs.gov.uk.
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Live Well site
NHS choices pages
Tell it Like it is
The website of Marie Stopes – focus on sexual health issues.
Cartoon style characters take children and young people through medical conditions to explain and improve awareness and understanding both of conditions they may be experiencing and that of parents and others. Also available as graphic comics.
Run originally by a New Zealand based company of doctors but has a UK base and a young people’s advisory board.
For issues related to looked after children and adoption an increasingly intelligent information system and network of connections.
The Who Cares Trust
The Care Trust - a national charity working to improve public care for around 60,000 children and young people who are separated from their families and living in residential or foster care.