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Help and Advice

Help and advice for parents and carers.

Signposting 

Support for young people’s mental health

Free Online Mental Health Support for 10-25 year olds in Hertfordshire  https://kooth.com/ 

Get self Help http://www.getselfhelp.co.uk/selfhelp.htm

KOOTH https://kooth.com/

Young Minds  www.youngminds.org.uk

Mental Health Foundation  www.mentalhealth.org

http://www.time-to-change.org.uk/youngpeople

Support for young people’s sexual health 

Sexual Health Hertfordshire run clinics across the county, which offer STI testing, pregnancy testing and contraception advice

The c-card scheme offers free access to condoms for young people at youth friendly locations

100 local pharmacies offer free Emergency Hormonal Contraception (the morning after pill) to under 25s – to find a young person’s local one use Mogolistings

It is recommended that young people do a Chlamydia test every 12 months if they are sexually active (or whenever they change partner). They can order free chlamydia home testing kits here or visit a sexual health clinic or Youth Connexions centre.

Youth Connexions centres can offer one to one advice and support on relationships, sexual health and pregnancy options

Support for young people on drugs including alcohol and smoking support

FRANK for drugshttp://www.talktofrank.com/

NHS Smoking Services for tobaccohttp://www.nhs.uk/smokefree/help-and-advice/local-support-services-helplines

Drinkline for alcoholhttps://www.drinkaware.co.uk/understand-your-drinking/is-your-drinking-a-problem/alcohol-support-services

Youth connectionshttps://www.youthconnexions-hertfordshire.org/advice-and-support/youth-connexions-one-stop-shops-and-centres-(1)/cheshunt-one-stop-shop/

To speak directly to your local PCSO call 01707 354192 Hoddesdon Town and Broxbourne 6685 Lauren Minors, 6023 Louise Roberts, 6350 Kirsty Smith Hoddsedon North 6225 Mark Humphrey, 6057 Nicholas Platt, 6082 Laura Shearsby

Other

Herts Young homelesshttp://www.hyh.org.uk/