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26th Aug 2019

Text Your Public Health Nurse (School Nurse)

Want advice about a health issue, and maybe feel too embarrassed to ask?

Did you know if you’re aged 11 to 19 in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland you have a dedicated confidential  secure text messaging service which enables you to get confidential, professional health advice and support.

What does this mean?

You can get confidential health advice and support on a range of areas including:

  • Sleeping
  • Exam stress
  • Self harm
  • Mental health
  • Sexual health
  • Anxiety

Plus many more including; nutrition and diet, smoking, friendships, alcohol, exercise, anger management, puberty, relationships, young carers.

How does it work?

The service is available 9am-5pm every week day, excluding bank holidays. The text line stays open during the school holidays too. We guarantee that you will receive a response within 24 hours Monday-Friday.

This service is totally confidential: we only share your information if we are worried about you or someone else’s safety or if you share information which may be concerning or put you or someone else at risk or danger.

Text Your Public Health Nurse (School Nurse) Number:

  • Leicester City: 07520 615386
  • Leicestershire & Rutland: 07520 615387
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