Find Help: Health For Teens

Those first steps to seeking help are tough but you’re in the right place. There are two main routes available to you – we can show you specialist services available in your area or we can put you in touch with your school nurse.

School Nurses

If you’re aged 11 – 19 and are worried about your health and wellbeing our School Nurses are here to help you with a wide range of issues such as Emotional health, Relationships, Self-harm, Bullying, Alcohol, Healthy eating, Drugs and Smoking and more.

If you’d like to talk to your own school nurse, use the drop down menu below to find out which team of school nurses cover your school. It will show you all their contact details.

Find your school nurse service
If you want confidential health advice text us on
07480 635 050
Adeyfield School
Postcode
HP2 4DE
School nursing team
Dacorum
School nursing base
Apsley One, Brindley Way, Hemel Hempstead, HP3 9BF
School nursing base phone number
01442 454697
Ashlyns School
Postcode
HP4 3AH
School nursing team
Watford and Dacorum
School nursing base
Apsley One, Brindley Way, Hemel Hempstead, HP3 9BF
School nursing base phone number
01442 454697
Barnwell School
Postcode
SG2 9SW
School nursing team
East and North Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Robertson House, Six Hills Way, Stevenage, SG1 2FQ
School nursing base phone number
01707 252465
Beaumont School
Postcode
AL4 0XB
School nursing team
Hertsmere, St Albans and Harpenden
School nursing base
Sandridge Gate, Ronsons Way, AL4 9XR
School nursing base phone number
01727 732009
Birchwood High School
Postcode
CM23 5BD
School nursing team
East and South Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Ware Health Clinic, Bowling Road, SG12 7EF
School nursing base phone number
01920 443 793
Bishop’s Hatfield Girls School
Postcode
AL10 8NL
School nursing team
East and North Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Queensway Health Clinic, Hatifeld, AL10 0LF
School nursing base phone number
01707 252465
Bushey Meads School
Postcode
WD23 4PA
School nursing team
Watford and Dacorum
School nursing base
The Peace Children’s Centre, Watford, WD17 3EW
School nursing base phone number
01923 470650
Chancellors School
Postcode
AL9 7BN
School nursing team
Hertsmere, St Albans and Harpenden
School nursing base
Elstree Way Clinic, Borehamwood, WD6 1JT
School nursing base phone number
01727 732009
Cheshunt School
Postcode
EN8 9LY
School nursing team
East and South Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Waltham Cross Clinic, Stanhope Road, Waltham Cross, EN8 7DJ
School nursing base phone number
01920 443793
Dame Alice Owen’s School
Postcode
EN6 2DU
School nursing team
Hertsmere, St Albans and Harpenden
School nursing base
Elstree Way Clinic, Borehamwood, WD6 1JT
School nursing base phone number
01727 732009
Edwinstree C of E Middle School
Postcode
SG9 9AW
School nursing team
East and North Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Nevells Road Health Centre, Letchworth, SG6 4TJ
School nursing base phone number
01707 252465
Fearnhill School Maths and Computing College
Postcode
SG6 4BA
School nursing team
East and North Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Nevells Road Health Centre, Letchworth, SG6 4JT
School nursing base phone number
01707 252465
Francis Combe Academy
Postcode
WD25 7HW
School nursing team
Watford and Dacorum
School nursing base
Peace Children's Centre, Watford, WD17 3EW
School nursing base phone number
01923 470650
Freman College
Postcode
SG9 9BT
School nursing team
East and North Hertfrodshire
School nursing base
Nevells Road Health Clinic, Letchworth, SG6 4TJ
School nursing base phone number
01707 252465
Goffs School
Postcode
EN7 5QW
School nursing team
East and South Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Waltham Cross Clinic, Stanhope Road, Waltham Cross, EN8 7DJ
School nursing base phone number
01920 443793
Haileybury Turnford School
Postcode
EN8 0JU
School nursing team
East and South Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Waltham Cross Clinic, Stanhope Road, Waltham Cross, EN8 7DJ
School nursing base phone number
01920 443793
Hertswood School
Postcode
WD6 5LG
School nursing team
Hertsmere, St Albans and Harpenden
School nursing base
Elstree Way Clinic, Borehamwood, WD6 1JT
School nursing base phone number
01727 732009
Hitchin Boys’ School
Postcode
SG5 1JB
School nursing team
East and North Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Bedford Road Health Centre, Bedford, SG5 1HF
School nursing base phone number
01707 252465
Hitchin Girls’ School
Postcode
SG4 9RS
School nursing team
East and North Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Bedford Road Health Centre, SG5 1HF]
School nursing base phone number
01707 252465
Hockerill Anglo-European College
Postcode
CM23 5HX
School nursing team
East and South Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Bowling Road Health Centre, Ware, SG12 7EF
School nursing base phone number
01920 443793
John F Kennedy School
Postcode
HP1 2PH
School nursing team
East and North Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Bedford Road Health Centre, SG5 1HF
School nursing base phone number
01707 252465
Kings Langley School
Postcode
WD4 9HN
School nursing team
Watford and Dacorum
School nursing base
Apsley 1, Brindley Way, Hemel Hempstead, HP3 9BF
School nursing base phone number
01442 454697
Leventhorpe School
Postcode
CM21 9BY
School nursing team
East and South Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Ware Health Clinic, SG12 7EF
School nursing base phone number
01920 443793
Longdean School
Postcode
HP3 8JB
School nursing team
Watford and Dacorum
School nursing base
Apsley One, Bridley Way, Hemel Hempstead, HP3 9BF
School nursing base phone number
01442 454697
Loretto College
Postcode
AL1 3RQ
School nursing team
Hertsmere, St Albans and Harpenden
School nursing base
Sandridge Gate, Sandridge, Ronsons Way, AL4 9XR
School nursing base phone number
01727 732009
Marriotts School
Postcode
SG2 8UT
School nursing team
East and Norht Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Robertson House, Six Hills Way, SG1 2ST
School nursing base phone number
01707 252465
Monk’s Walk School
Postcode
AL8 7NL
School nursing team
East and North Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Queensway Health Clinic, Hatfield, AL10 0LF
School nursing base phone number
01707 252465
Mount Grace School
Postcode
EN6 1EZ
School nursing team
Hertsmere, St Albans and Harpenden
School nursing base
Elstree Way Clinic, Borehamwood, WD6 1JT
School nursing base phone number
01727 732009
Nicholas Breakspear Catholic School
Postcode
AL4 0TT
School nursing team
Hertsmere, St Albans and Harpenden
School nursing base
Sandridge Gate, Ronsons Way, St Albans, AL4 9XR
School nursing base phone number
01920 443793
Onslow St Audrey’s School
Postcode
AL10 8AB
School nursing team
East and North Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Queensway Health Clinic, AL10 0LF
School nursing base phone number
01707 252465
Our Lady Catholic Primary, Hitchin
Postcode
SG5 1HF
School nursing team
North Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Bedford Road Health Centre, Hitchin, Hertfordshire
School nursing base phone number
01462 427134
Parmiter’s School
Postcode
WD25 0UU
School nursing team
Watford and Dacorum
School nursing base
Peace Children's Centre, Watford, WD17 3EW
School nursing base phone number
01923 470650
Pinewood School Academy Trust
Postcode
SG12 9PB
School nursing team
East and South Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Bowling Road Health Centre, 15 Bowling Road, Ware, SG12 7ES
School nursing base phone number
01920 443793
Presdales School
Postcode
SG12 9NX
School nursing team
East and South Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Bowling Road Health Clinic, Ware, SG12 7EF
School nursing base phone number
01920 443793
Queens’ School
Postcode
WD23 2TY
School nursing team
Watford and Dacorum
School nursing base
Peace Children's Centre, Watford, WD17 3EW
School nursing base phone number
01923 470650
Ralph Sadleir School
Postcode
SG11 1TF
School nursing team
East and South Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Bowling Road Health Centre, Ware, SG12 7EF
School nursing base phone number
01920 443793
Richard Hale School
Postcode
SG13 8EN
School nursing team
East and South Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Bowling Road Health Clinic, Ware, SG12 7EF
School nursing base phone number
01920 443793
Rickmansworth School
Postcode
WD3 3AQ
School nursing team
Watford and Dacorum
School nursing base
Peace Children's Centre, Watford, WD17 3EW
School nursing base phone number
01923 470650
Robert Barclay Academy
Postcode
EN11 8JY
School nursing team
East and South Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Bowling Road Health Clinc, Ware, SG12 7EF
School nursing base phone number
01920 443793
Roundwood Park School
Postcode
AL5 3AE
School nursing team
Hertsmere, St Albans and Harpenden
School nursing base
Sandridge Gate, Sandridge, St. Albans, Herts
School nursing base phone number
01727 732009
Roysia Middle School
Postcode
SG8 5EQ
School nursing team
East and North Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Nevells Road Health Centre, Letchworth, SG6 4TJ
School nursing base phone number
01920 443793
Samuel Ryder Academy
Postcode
AL1 5AR
School nursing team
Hertsmere, St Albans and Harpenden
School nursing base
Sandridge Gate, Sandridge, St Albans, Ronsons Way, AL4 9XR
School nursing base phone number
01727 732009
Sandringham School
Postcode
AL4 9NX
School nursing team
Hertsmere, St Albans and Harpenden
School nursing base
Sandridge Gate, Sandridge, St Albans, Ronsons Way, AL4 9XR
School nursing base phone number
01727 732009
Simon Balle School
Postcode
SG13 8AJ
School nursing team
East and South Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Bowling Road Health Clinic, Ware, SG12 7EF
School nursing base phone number
01920 443793
Sir Frederic Osborn School
Postcode
AL7 2AF
School nursing team
East and North Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Queensway Health Clinic, Hatfield, AL10 0LF
School nursing base phone number
01707 252465
Sir John Lawes School
Postcode
AL5 4QP
School nursing team
Hertsmere, St Albans and Harpenden
School nursing base
Sandridge Gate, Sandridge, St. Albans, AL4 9XR
School nursing base phone number
01727 732009
St Albans Girls’ School
Postcode
AL3 6DB
School nursing team
Hertsmere, St Albans and Harpenden
School nursing base
Sandgride Gate, Sandridge, St Albans, AL4 9XR
School nursing base phone number
01727 732009
St Clement Danes School
Postcode
WD3 6EW
School nursing team
Watford and Dacorum
School nursing base
Apsley One, Brindley Way, Hemel Hempstead, HP3 9BF
School nursing base phone number
01442 454697
St George’s School
Postcode
AL5 4TD
School nursing team
Hertsmere, St Albans and Harpenden
School nursing base
Sandridge Gate, Sandridge, St. Albans, AL4 9XR
School nursing base phone number
01727 732009
St Joan of Arc Catholic School
Postcode
WD3 1HG
School nursing team
Watford and Dacorum
School nursing base
Peace Children's Centre, Watford, WD17 3EW
School nursing base phone number
01923 470650
St Mary’s Catholic School
Postcode
CM23 2NQ
School nursing team
East and South Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Bowling Road Health Centre, Ware, SG12 7EF
School nursing base phone number
01920 443793
St Mary’s Church of England Voluntary Aided High School
Postcode
EN7 5FB
School nursing team
East and South Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Waltham Cross Health Clinic, Stanhope Road, Waltham Cross, EN8 7DJ
School nursing base phone number
01920 443793
St Michaels Catholic High School
Postcode
WD25 0SS
School nursing team
Watford and Dacorum
School nursing base
Peace Children's Centre, Watford, WD17 3EW
School nursing base phone number
01923 470650
Stanborough School
Postcode
AL8 6YR
School nursing team
East and North Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Queensway Health Clinic, Hatfield, AL10 0LF
School nursing base phone number
01707 252645
The Astley Cooper School
Postcode
HP2 7HL
School nursing team
Watford and Dacorum
School nursing base
Apsley 1, Brindley Way, HP3 9BF
School nursing base phone number
01442 454697
The Barclay School
Postcode
SG1 3RB
School nursing team
East and North Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Robertson House, Six Hills Way, Stevenage, SG1 2FQ
School nursing base phone number
01707 252465
The Bishop’s Stortford High School
Postcode
CM23 3LU
School nursing team
East and South Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Waltham Cross Clinic, Stanhope Road, EN8 7DJ
School nursing base phone number
01920 443793
The Broxbourne School
Postcode
EN10 7DD
School nursing team
East and South Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Waltham Cross Clinic, Stanhope Road, EN7 8DJ
School nursing base phone number
01920 443793
The Bushey Academy
Postcode
WD23 3AA
School nursing team
Watford and Dacorum
School nursing base
Peace Children's Centre, Watford, WD17 3EW
School nursing base phone number
01923 470650
The Cavendish School
Postcode
HP1 3DW
School nursing team
Watford and Dacorum
School nursing base
Apsley 1, Brindley Way, HP3 9BF
School nursing base phone number
01442 454697
The Chauncy School
Postcode
SG12 0DP
School nursing team
East and South Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Ware Health Clinic, Bowling Road, SG12 7EF
School nursing base phone number
01920 443793
The Greneway School
Postcode
SG8 7JF
School nursing team
East and South Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Nevells Road Health Clinic, Letchworth, SG6 1HF
School nursing base phone number
01920 443793
The Hemel Hempstead School
Postcode
HP1 1TX
School nursing team
East and South Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Apsley 1, Brindley Way, HP3 9BF
School nursing base phone number
01442 454697
The Hertfordshire and Essex High School and Science College
Postcode
CM23 5NJ
School nursing team
East and South Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Bowling Road Health Centre, Ware, SG12 7EF
School nursing base phone number
01920 443793
The Highfield School
Postcode
SG6 3QA
School nursing team
East and North Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Nevells Road Clinic, Letchworth, SG6 4TS
School nursing base phone number
01707 252465
The John Henry Newman Royal Catholic School
Postcode
SG1 4AE
School nursing team
East and North Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Robertson House, Six Hills Way, Stevenage, SG1 2ST
School nursing base phone number
01707 252465
The John Warner School
Postcode
EN11 0QF
School nursing team
East and South Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Ware Health Clinic, Bowling Road, SG12 7EF
School nursing base phone number
01920 443793
The Knights Templar School
Postcode
SG7 6DZ
School nursing team
East and North Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Park Drive Clinic, SG7 6EN
School nursing base phone number
01707 252465
The Marlborough School
Postcode
AL1 2QA
School nursing team
Hertsmere, St Albans and Harpenden
School nursing base
Sandridge Gate, St Albans, Ronsons Way, AL4 9XR
School nursing base phone number
01727 732009
The Meridian School
Postcode
SG8 7JH
School nursing team
East and North Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Nevells Road Health Clinic, Letchworth, SG6 4TJ
School nursing base phone number
01707 252465
The Nobel School
Postcode
SG2 0HS
School nursing team
East and North Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Robertson House, Six Hills Way, SG1 2ST
School nursing base phone number
01707 252465
The Priory School
Postcode
SG5 2UR
School nursing team
East and North Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Bedford Road Health Centre, Bedford, SG5 1HF
School nursing base phone number
01707 252465
The Reach Free School
Postcode
WD18 9BL
School nursing team
Watford and Dacorum
School nursing base
Peace Children's Centre, Watford, WD17 3EW
School nursing base phone number
01923 470650
The Sele School
Postcode
SG14 2DG
School nursing team
East and South Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Bowling Road Health Centre, Ware, SG12 7EF
School nursing base phone number
01920 443793
The Thomas Alleyne Academy
Postcode
SG1 3BE
School nursing team
East and North Hertfordshire
School nursing base
Robertson House, Six Hills Way, Stevenage, SG1 2ST
School nursing base phone number
01707 252465
Townsend C of E (VA) Secondary School
Postcode
AL3 6DR
School nursing team
Hertsmere, St Albans and Harpenden
School nursing base
Sandridge Gate, Sandridge, St Albans, Ronsons Way, AL4 9XR
School nursing base phone number
01727 732009
Tring School
Postcode
HP23 5JD
School nursing team
Watford and Dacorum
School nursing base
Apsley One, Brindley Way, Hemel Hempstead, HP3 9BF
School nursing base phone number
01442 454697
Veralum School
Postcode
AL1 4PR
School nursing team
Hertsmere, St Albans and Harpenden
School nursing base
Sandridge Gate, Sandridge, St Albans, AL4 9XR
School nursing base phone number
01727 732009
Watford Grammar School for Boys
Postcode
WD18 7JF
School nursing team
Watford and Dacorum
School nursing base
Peace Children's Centre, Watford, WD17 3EW
School nursing base phone number
01923 470650
Watford Grammar School for Girls
Postcode
WD18 0AE
School nursing team
Watford and Dacorum
School nursing base
Peace Children's Centre, Watford, WD17 3EW
School nursing base phone number
01923 470650
Watford UTC
Postcode
WD24 4PT
School nursing team
Watford
School nursing base
Peace Children Centre, Peace Prospect, Watford, WD17 3EW
School nursing base phone number
01923 470650
Westfield Academy
Postcode
WD18 6NS
School nursing team
Watford and Dacorum
School nursing base
Peace Children's Centre, Watford, WD17 3EW
School nursing base phone number
01923 470650
Yavneh College
Postcode
WD6 1HL
School nursing team
Hertsmere, St Albans and Harpenden
School nursing base
Esltree Way Clinic, Borehamwood, WD6 1JT
School nursing base phone number
01923 470650

Services in your

Find out what services are available to you in your area.

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Signpost/Urban Access

Signpost/Urban Access is a counselling service for young people. See contact details and visit their website for more information.


Opening Times

Visit their website for more information

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Signpost

Provides TESS – as support and information text service for females under 24 years who are struggling with self-harm.


Opening Times

Call for times and check website

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Self-injury Support

Provides TESS, a support and information text service for females under 24 years who are struggling with self-harm.

 

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Youth Talk

Youth talk provide counselling for 13-25 year olds who live, work, go to school in

St. Albans, Hertfordshire.

www.youthtalk.org.uk


Opening Times

Call for times

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Mermaids - support with gender issues

Mermaids provide support to young people who feel at odds with their birth gender. Support through their helpline or on their website.

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    Wellbeing Signposting Guide for Young People

    There are a wide range of support services available on this website for young people.

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      Herts Young Homeless HYH

      A countywide, friendly and confidential service for 16-24 year olds who are in need of HYH services. The advice and information worker will support the young person and give realistic advice and options and where relevant, family members. Mediation can be provided to help prevent family breakdown and youth homelessness.

      If homelessness cannot be prevented, the service will aim to support a young person to access appropriate, safe accommodation.

      Look on this link for support

      Look on this link for support


      Opening Times

      For Urgent advice Freephone 08000 355 775 for all other calls use the above number

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      Safe Space

      Counselling in Schools offering Mentoring, Brief Therapy, Arts Therapy, Supervision, Group work and trainingScreen-shot-2015-03-17-at-10.15.51

       


      Opening Times

      Website 24 hours - but call or email to find out about appointments and workplan

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      Coaching Direct

      Coaching Direct is an innovative company that provides Life Coaching/mentoring to young people in schools. Coaching Direct has helped young people from 10 years old to build and maintain psychosocial well-being and help to reach goals by delivering and developing solutions. There are three levels of interventions best suited to the young person.

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      Opening Times

      Website 24 hours - for appointments please refer via the website or call the telephone number

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      Stand-by-me

      What we offer

      Stand-by-me offers information, advice and support to help children, young people and their families living in North Hertfordshire understand and manage their grief.

      Stand-by-me provides dedicated bereavement support for children, young people and their families in North Hertfordshire and Stevenage. The charity was created after listening to the views of young people and their carers about what they would find most helpful when they experience the death of someone close to them

       


      Opening Times

      Telephone lines are manned but if no answer - they will return your call within 48 hours
      Website 24 hrs
      Email anytime but may have to wait for a response

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      The Samaritans

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      If there is something troubling you, get in touch. We offer a safe place to talk any time you like, in your own way-about whatever is getting to you. We know a lot about what can help you through the tough times. We can just be there to listen if you need that too.


      Opening Times

      The Samaritans are available to you 24 hours, 7 days a week

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      The Hertfordshire Wellbeing Service

      We offer free, confidential talking therapy and practical support for people 16+ registered with a GP in Hertfordshire experiencing a wide range of very common emotional difficulties such as, anxiety, worry, low mood, depression and stress. Through our support, you can learn skills and techniques to help manage how you feel, helping you feel better and more in control.

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      To access our service, you can self-refer via our website, refer through your GP or contact 0300 777 0707 to request a paper referral form.

       


      Opening Times

      Access the website for more information

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      The Ollie Foundation (one life lost is enough)

      Look on this link for support

      Look on this link for support

      www.theolliefoundation.org

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        Brief Therapy

        Free to access service for young people aged 11-19 years in Hertfordshire. For young people with learning difficulties/disabilities.

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          St Albans Bereavement Network

          Volunteers offer practical, emotional and counselling support to adults, families, young people and children living in the St Albans District.


          Opening Times

          The helpline is answered personally each weekday between 9am and 1pm. You can also leave a message at other times and they will get back to you.

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          Young Minds

          YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

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          Kooth

          Kooth is a free online counselling service that offers emotional and mental health support for children and young people.


          Opening Times

          Monday- Friday 12pm till 10pm

          Weekends 6pm till 10pm

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          Step2

          Step2 is an Early Intervention Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service for children and young people in Hertfordshire aged 0-19.


          Opening Times

          9am to 5pm

          Health

          THRIVE - Young Person's Clinic in Harpenden and St. Albans area

          If you are aged 11-25, you can access a dedicated young person’s clinic in the St. Albans and Harpenden area. If you are registered with a GP in these areas you can make an appointment through your own GP to attend a young person’s clinic.

          The GPs are especially trained to work with young people of your age groups and can advise and support you with any issues or concerns you have about your emotional and physical health.

          Remember – book an appointment through your own GP to be seen at one of these clinics.

            Health

            Hertfordshire Community Trust Immunisation Team

            Please contact the immunisation team for further advice around the immunisation programme, your upcoming immunisations and information on catch up clinics.

            Health

            Teens Unite - cancer support for young people from 13-24 years

            Teens Unite is a support organisation for teenagers who have been diagnosed with cancer although it offers support for 13 years to 24 years.  At a time when a young person can feel very vulnerable, Teens Unite bring 13-24 year olds together.

            Through workshops, activity days and residential stays, Teens Unite provides the on-going social, emotional and physical support needed by these young people.  Cancer does not stop when treatment stop, the effects of a cancer diagnosis can be long lasting and often life changing and affects family and friends around the young person with the condition     teensunitefightingcancer.org

             

            See below for contact details


            Opening Times

            Sunday - Monday - contact them for more information

            Health

            Checking your Balls (for Testicular Cancer)

            Boys – have you got the balls to get checked?

            Follow our link below for advice, more informationThumb_BoysFootball1160px and support – it could help you get treated early if you find any abnormality in your testicles. 15-44 is the most common age group,  that some males may develop testicular cancer so it is really important to check regularly!

            Health

            Herts Young Homeless HYH

            A countywide, friendly and confidential service for 16-24 year olds who are in need of HYH services. The advice and information worker will support the young person and give realistic advice and options and where relevant, family members. Mediation can be provided to help prevent family breakdown and youth homelessness.

            If homelessness cannot be prevented, the service will aim to support a young person to access appropriate, safe accommodation.

            Look on this link for support

            Look on this link for support


            Opening Times

            For Urgent advice Freephone 08000 355 775 for all other calls use the above number

            Health

            Kids HUBs

            KIDS HUB are a national charity, providing a wide range of support services to disabled children, young people and their families. The HUBs provide free and impartial support over the phone, by email or face-to-face (including home visits).

            Health

            ERIC

            ERIC is a national charity that provides information, support and resources to children, young people and their families and health professionals on bladder and bowel problems.

            Health

            ADD-vance (Autism, ADHD and related conditions)

            ADD-vance  provide specialist information, training and advice for professionals, as well as support for children, adults and families on issues relating to Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and related conditions. We provide monthly support group meetings in Hertfordshire, (St. Albans and Hertford) plus a telephone helpline.

            Lifestyle

            Spectrum Families and Young People's Services

            Spectrum Families and Young People’s Service (FYP) – Hertfordshire

            Spectrum FYP is a free and confidential drug and alcohol service for young people aged under 18, young adults up to the age of 25 and their families in Hertfordshire.

            Lifestyle

            FRANK

            Frank offer a 24 hour confidential helpline for young people with questions or concerns about drugs and/or alcohol, or you can chat online with advisors daily from 2pm – 6pm.


            Opening Times

            2pm - 6pm

            Lifestyle

            Quit smoking

            If you would like to kick the smoking habit, click on the link and get started. There is a lot of support for you. Start the healthier you today!Screen-shot-2015-03-17-at-10.40.48

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            Herts Young Homeless HYH

            A countywide, friendly and confidential service for 16-24 year olds who are in need of HYH services. The advice and information worker will support the young person and give realistic advice and options and where relevant, family members. Mediation can be provided to help prevent family breakdown and youth homelessness.

            If homelessness cannot be prevented, the service will aim to support a young person to access appropriate, safe accommodation.

            Look on this link for support

            Look on this link for support


            Opening Times

            For Urgent advice Freephone 08000 355 775 for all other calls use the above number

            Lifestyle

            Brief Therapy

            Free to access service for young people aged 11-19 years in Hertfordshire. For young people with learning difficulties/disabilities.

              Lifestyle

              ADASH - Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Service Hertfordshire

              They provide confidential advice, support and specialist assessment and treatment to young people who have drug and alcohol problems.

              Lifestyle

              Stop Smoking Service

              Hertfordshire Stop Smoking Service can help you ‘quit for good’. In Hertfordshire there are over 300 local stop smoking services across the county offering professional specialist advice to support to you with your quit attempt. Our stop smoking specialists offer friendly and non-judgemental support.

              Lifestyle

              Youth Connexions

              Youth Connexions provides youth work, information, advice, guidance, work related learning, outdoor education and support for young people. The majority of its work is with those aged 13 to 19 and up to 25 for young people with learning disabilities.

              Lifestyle

              Young Carers in Hertfordshire

              Young Carers are children and young people who care for a member of their family. For further information about this service please visit our website.

              Lifestyle

              BeeZee Families

              Healthy weight management program for children and their parents. BeeZee Bodies can be accessed by families who are looking for help and support with lifestyle changes.

              Relationships

              Young Pride in Herts

              Young Pride in Herts offers support, information and advice to the younger LGBT+ community and to those who may be struggling with their sexuality or gender, in Hertfordshire.

              If you need support, want to get involved in changing services in the county or are a friend/parent or carer who needs advice, please contact us.

               


              Opening Times

              Website open 24/7
              Email or call for opening times for the centre

              Relationships

              Herts Young Homeless HYH

              A countywide, friendly and confidential service for 16-24 year olds who are in need of HYH services. The advice and information worker will support the young person and give realistic advice and options and where relevant, family members. Mediation can be provided to help prevent family breakdown and youth homelessness.

              If homelessness cannot be prevented, the service will aim to support a young person to access appropriate, safe accommodation.

              Look on this link for support

              Look on this link for support


              Opening Times

              For Urgent advice Freephone 08000 355 775 for all other calls use the above number

              Relationships

              Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC)

              Hertfordshire Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) is  an Independent, supportive service for people over the age of 13 that have experienced a form of sexual abuse, whether that be rape, sexual exploitation, grooming or sexual assault.

              Through the SARC, people can access an ISVA – Independent Sexual Violence Advisor. The role of an ISVA to give independent information and support so victims can make the right decisions for them on how they want to move forwards.

              Through the SARC – people that have experienced sexual abuse recently and are unsure as to whether they want to report to the police can meet a nurse and have a forensic medical examination, any forensics gained would then be stored for an amount of time to give victims an opportunity to consider what they would like to do regarding reporting to the police. For information on this and to discuss further – please call the SARC ASAP after you have been a victim of a sexual assault on 0808 178 4448

               

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              . For information on this and to discuss further – please call the SARC ASAP after you have been a victim of a sexual assault on 0808 178 4448

              Relationships

              Herts Aid

              HIV and Sexual Health Charity

              HIV and Sexual Health Charity offering services and support across Hertfordshirehttp://www.hertsaid.co.uk

                Sexual Health

                Look at these Sexual Health service links

                If you are looking for up to date information about Sexual Health, check out these links to give you information about several sexual health issues. Always talk to a health professional if you have symptoms and have concerns


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                24 hour website

                Sexual Health

                Sexual Health Services/Condoms

                See this new Condom weblink, to offer you further support and services. For more information about condoms and other sexual health services, click on the link below.

                 


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                See the website for more details

                Sexual Health

                Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC)

                Hertfordshire Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) is  an Independent, supportive service for people over the age of 13 that have experienced a form of sexual abuse, whether that be rape, sexual exploitation, grooming or sexual assault.

                Through the SARC, people can access an ISVA – Independent Sexual Violence Advisor. The role of an ISVA to give independent information and support so victims can make the right decisions for them on how they want to move forwards.

                Through the SARC – people that have experienced sexual abuse recently and are unsure as to whether they want to report to the police can meet a nurse and have a forensic medical examination, any forensics gained would then be stored for an amount of time to give victims an opportunity to consider what they would like to do regarding reporting to the police. For information on this and to discuss further – please call the SARC ASAP after you have been a victim of a sexual assault on 0808 178 4448

                 

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                Opening Times

                . For information on this and to discuss further – please call the SARC ASAP after you have been a victim of a sexual assault on 0808 178 4448

                Sexual Health

                Sexual Health Hertfordshire

                All our services are free and confidential  to everyone regardless of age or gender. We have clinics across Hertfordshire. Find your nearest on ‘Our clinics’ page.