Mental Health Info

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 http://www.quitbecause.org.uk/ 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. Direct Gov http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/YoungPeople/HealthAndRelationships/index.htm 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 http://www.youngminds.org.uk/young-people 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 http://www.youngminds.org.uk/my-head-hurts
FRANK http://www.talktofrank.com/ If you need more information about the FRANK campaign, please visit www.drugs.gov.uk. This web site is an independent government funded web site maintained for your personal use and viewing. Access and use by you of this web site constitutes acceptance by you of these Terms and Conditions that take effect from the date of first use.
Live Well site http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Sexandyoungpeople/Pages/Sex-and-young-people-... NHS choices pages Tell it Like it is http://www.likeitis.org.uk/indexuk.html The website of Marie Stopes – focus on sexual health issues. Brook http://www.brook.org.uk/
Medi Kidz http://www.medikidz.com/home 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.
Advice and information about some common mental health problems among young people with links to more detailed resources.
Asperger East Anglia http://www.asperger.org.uk Assisting the able Autistic in East Anglia
Family Futures http://www.familyfutures.co.uk For issues related to looked after children and adoption an increasingly intelligent information system and network of connections. The Who Cares Trust http://www.thewhocarestrust.org.uk 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.  
Sibs http://www.sibs.org.uk For brothers and sisters of disabled children and adults Great parents http://www.greatparents.org.uk Support for parents in Great Yarmouth  

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