Help and advice for children and young people


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You can find information and advice about a wide range of health issues affecting children and young people at any of the following websites:

Bully Busters Provides free, confidential support for victims of bullying and their families.

Carers Direct Advice and support for any child or young person who gives on-going care to a member of their family who has a physical or mental illness, disability or is a substance user.

Change4Life Offers lots of healthy eating and activity tips to help you stay healthy.

ChildLine You can contact ChildLine about anything at all that might be bothering you. No problem is too big or small. It's good to talk about things.

Chlamydia testing Confidential information and support about chlamydia testing.

Dentist, contact NHS England on 0300 311 2233 or for tips and advice on looking after your child's teeth.

Drinkaware Lots of useful information and advice about alcohol, health issues, drinking and the law.

ERIC In the UK, approximately half a million children and young people between the ages of five and 16 wet the bed. It is no one's fault, bedwetting happens during sleep and there is no awareness that it is happening.

Family Planning Association Help and advice about safer sex.

Halton Safeguarding Information and advice on social care enquiries and referral for children and young people in Halton.

Immunisations or visit www.nhs.uk and follow the link for the vaccination schedule.

In Hand App New, free mobile phone app which aims to promote mental wellbeing for young people.

KidsHealth.org Provides advice for parents about a wide range of health issues, puberty and growing up.

Knowsley Directory of Services

Knowsley Safeguarding Information and advice on social care enquiries and referral for children and young people in Knowsley.

NHS Choices From warts and chickenpox, to head lice and threadworms, NHS Choices offers further information and guidance on how to treat different illnesses and ailments.

NHS walk-in centres NHS walk-in centres offer free condoms, emergency contraception and chlamydia testing for under 25s.

NSPCC Advice for young people about staying safe both offline, and when using the Internet, or social media sites.


Sefton Safeguarding Information and advice on social care enquiries and referral for children and young people in Sefton.

SMASH Service designed to support young people in Sefton around substance misuse.

St Helens Directory of Services

St Helens Safeguarding Information and advice on social care enquiries and referral for children and young people in St Helens.

Talk to Frank Confidential drugs information and advice.

Teenage Brain Development Information leaflet.

Think U Know Information for children and young people, and parents or carers on staying safe.

Warrington Directory of Services

Warrington Safeguarding Information and advice on social care enquiries and referral for children and young people in Warrington.

Wigan Community Book

Wigan Directory of Services

Wigan Safeguarding Information and advice on social care enquiries and referral for children and young people in Warrington.

Young Addaction Provides one-to-one drug and alcohol advice and support for anyone aged between 10 and 24 years old who is worried about additction.

Young Minds Reliable information for parents or carers about common mental health and behaviour issues in children and young people, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or autism.

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