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.

Healthy Family Teams

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 healthy family team service
Advice Line

0300 123 5436

Ashfield Appointment Line

01623 484810

Bassetlaw Appointment Line

01777 274400

Broxtowe Appointment Line

0115 952 2412

Gedling Appointment Line

0115 993 5392

Mansfield Appointment Line

01623 484834

Newark and Sherwood Appointment Line

01636 654310

Rushcliffe Appointment Line

0115 952 9421

District

Broxtowe

Advice Line

0115 883 5500

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Mansfield

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

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Gedling

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

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Ashfield

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

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Gedling

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

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Gedling

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

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Broxtowe

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

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Gedling

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

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Gedling

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

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Rushcliffe

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

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Newark & Sherwood

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

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Broxtowe

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

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Broxtowe

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

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Ashfield

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

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Newark & Sherwood

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

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Ashfield

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

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Newark & Sherwood

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

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Mansfield

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

District

Newark & Sherwood

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

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Bassetlaw

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

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Bassetlaw

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

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Ashfield

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

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Mansfield

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

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Gedling

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

District

Bassetlaw

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

District

Rushcliffe

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

District

Mansfield

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

District

Ashfield

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

District

Bassetlaw

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

District

Rushcliffe

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

District

Ashfield

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

District

Rushcliffe

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

District

Broxtowe

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

District

Mansfield

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

District

Newark & Sherwood

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

District

Bassetlaw

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

District

Broxtowe

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

District

Mansfield

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

District

Ashfield

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

District

Newark

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

District

Rushcliffe

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

District

Rushcliffe

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

District

Rushcliffe

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

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Bassetlaw

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

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Mansfield

Advice Line

0300 123 5436

Services in your

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

What would you like help with?
Feelings

Talkzone

Free and confidential counselling for Young People aged 11 to 25 years in Bassetlaw

Text: TALK to 07368 323945

Feelings

LGBT+ Service Nottinghamshire

LGBT+ Service Nottinghamshire

LGBT+ Nottinghamshire offers free confidential one to one, outreach and group peer support on a weekly basis. The service is for Young People age 11-25 who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or who are questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity.

Text: LGBT SUPPORT to 07761 500169

Tel: 01909 479191

Feelings

Healthy Family Teams

Healthy Family Teams work with all children, young people and families aged 0 to 19, they are made up of School Nurses, Health Visitors and other health professionals. Young people aged 11 and over can get support for a range of issues such as your thoughts and feelings, your wellbeing, relationships, sexual health, alcohol or drugs, healthy eating, weight management and smoking.

 

Healthy Family Teams offer drop-in session for you in (or near) every secondary school.

Find your local Healthy Family Team here or text them on 07507 329 952

 

Feelings

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

CAMHS (or Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services) support children and young people up to the age of 18 who have problems with their thoughts or feelings. For support with your thoughts or feelings you can talk to your School Nurse, GP (doctor), teacher and get support from other services too. If they think you need more help than they can offer they would refer you into CAMHS.

Feelings

Children's Bereavement Centre

Offers one-to-one bereavement support for children and young people aged up to 18.

Feelings

Kooth online counselling

Kooth is a free online counselling service that offers emotional and mental health support for children and young people. Kooth is staffed by fully trained and qualified counsellors and available Monday to Friday from 12 noon until 10 each night, and weekends from 6pm to 10pm, 365 days a year.

Feelings

Notts LGBT+ Network

Information and support to LGBT people in and around Nottinghamshire.


Opening Times

Monday to Friday 7am to 9:15pm.

Growing Up

Preparing for adulthood

Support is available for young people in Nottinghamshire to prepare them for the transition to using adult health services.

The Community Children and Young People’s service wants to support young people to enable them to become as knowledgeable as they can about their healthcare.

When you have started secondary school, it is a good time to think about the skills and knowledge you might need around accessing adult health services.

Visit www.nottinghamshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/prepforadulthood for more details.

Growing Up

Talkzone

Free and confidential counselling for Young People aged 11 to 25 years in Bassetlaw

Text: TALK to 07368 323945

Growing Up

LGBT+ Service Nottinghamshire

LGBT+ Service Nottinghamshire

LGBT+ Nottinghamshire offers free confidential one to one, outreach and group peer support on a weekly basis. The service is for Young People age 11-25 who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or who are questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity.

Text: LGBT SUPPORT to 07761 500169

Tel: 01909 479191

Growing Up

Healthy Family Teams

Healthy Family Teams work with all children, young people and families aged 0 to 19, they are made up of School Nurses, Health Visitors and other health professionals. Young people aged 11 and over can get support for a range of issues such as your thoughts and feelings, your wellbeing, relationships, sexual health, alcohol or drugs, healthy eating, weight management and smoking.

 

Healthy Family Teams offer drop-in session for you in (or near) every secondary school.

Find your local Healthy Family Team here or text them on 07507 329 952

 

Growing Up

Young People's Centres

Young people’s centres are spaces for young people across Nottinghamshire.

Youth workers work with young people aged 10 to 25 to promote and support personal development, social education, health and wellbeing. Young people centres offer something to do, somewhere to go and someone to talk to in the form of youth groups, mobile youth projects and events. They work with 13 to 19 year olds particularly closely.

You can find details of you local young people’s centre and what it offers on the website.

Growing Up

Kooth online counselling

Kooth is a free online counselling service that offers emotional and mental health support for children and young people. Kooth is staffed by fully trained and qualified counsellors and available Monday to Friday from 12 noon until 10 each night, and weekends from 6pm to 10pm, 365 days a year.

Growing Up

Notts LGBT+ Network

Information and support to LGBT people in and around Nottinghamshire.


Opening Times

Monday to Friday 7am to 9:15pm.

Growing Up

Outburst at Base 51

Outburst is a Youth Group for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or think that they might be. They meet at the new NGY Myplace building, Nottingham City.

Health

Preparing for adulthood

Support is available for young people in Nottinghamshire to prepare them for the transition to using adult health services.

The Community Children and Young People’s service wants to support young people to enable them to become as knowledgeable as they can about their healthcare.

When you have started secondary school, it is a good time to think about the skills and knowledge you might need around accessing adult health services.

Visit www.nottinghamshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/prepforadulthood for more details.

Health

Healthy Family Teams

Healthy Family Teams work with all children, young people and families aged 0 to 19, they are made up of School Nurses, Health Visitors and other health professionals. Young people aged 11 and over can get support for a range of issues such as your thoughts and feelings, your wellbeing, relationships, sexual health, alcohol or drugs, healthy eating, weight management and smoking.

 

Healthy Family Teams offer drop-in session for you in (or near) every secondary school.

Find your local Healthy Family Team here or text them on 07507 329 952

 

Health

NHS Pharmacies

All pharmacists are specially trained to recognise many common health complaints. They can give advice or, where appropriate, medicines.

Lifestyle

Your Health Your Way Nottinghamshire

Our family weight management offer involves a tailored programme to residents aged 4-17 and is adapted accordingly. We have a range of groups, 1:1, phone and digital support options to suit you and your family! To find out more visit our website or check out our social media for health and wellbeing advice, recipes and support.

We also offer support to help anyone over the age of 12 quit smoking, including advice on e-cigarettes.

Your Health Your Way Nottinghamshire provides a family healthy lifestyle service, designed for all the family and is adaptable to suit all ages. Your Family, Your Way helps your family get the support and tools you need to stay healthy.

 

Lifestyle

Your Health Your Way

Our Family weight management offer involves a tailored programme to residents aged 4-17 and is adapted accordingly. We have a range of groups, 1:1, phone and digital support options to suit you and your family! To find out more visit our website or check out our social media for health and wellbeing advice, recipes and support.

Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1e-G2UMM3Fbcw7G3_3cjtg

Lifestyle

Change Grow Live Nottinghamshire - Children, Young People and Families

Drugs and alcohol often play a significant role in the lives of young people, whether that be curiosity, experimentation, recreational or problematic use and very infrequently, dependent use.

Change Grow Live offers a range of services nationally for young people and young adults up to the age of 25.

Children and Young Persons Service Provision in response to Covid19

Our Children and Young Persons Service is still in operation, though in light of the impact of Covid19 and subsequent government advice, the way we are operating our service has temporarily changed.

See link to our New Ways of Working below

Thank you!

Thank you for your support with our staff and service users at this challenging time. As this is such a fast moving situation, we will be updating our Facebook page regularly in relation to changes to service provision during this period:

Facebook Change Grow Live

 

Lifestyle

Healthy Family Teams

Healthy Family Teams work with all children, young people and families aged 0 to 19, they are made up of School Nurses, Health Visitors and other health professionals. Young people aged 11 and over can get support for a range of issues such as your thoughts and feelings, your wellbeing, relationships, sexual health, alcohol or drugs, healthy eating, weight management and smoking.

 

Healthy Family Teams offer drop-in session for you in (or near) every secondary school.

Find your local Healthy Family Team here or text them on 07507 329 952

 

Lifestyle

Young People's Centres

Young people’s centres are spaces for young people across Nottinghamshire.

Youth workers work with young people aged 10 to 25 to promote and support personal development, social education, health and wellbeing. Young people centres offer something to do, somewhere to go and someone to talk to in the form of youth groups, mobile youth projects and events. They work with 13 to 19 year olds particularly closely.

You can find details of you local young people’s centre and what it offers on the website.

Lifestyle

Leisure Centres

Nottinghamshire leisure centres offer a range of activities for all abilities. Please note there are charges to access leisure centre activities – many have reduced prices for juniors or students.

Lifestyle

Smoke Free Life Nottinghamshire

Smoke Free Life Nottinghamshire offers support to help you quit smoking including advice on e-cigarettes.

Lifestyle

What About Me? (WAM)

WAM provide one-to-one support to children and young people affected by somebody else’s mental health and/or substance use.

Lifestyle

SMS Substance Misuse Service

SMS provides information, advice, support and treatment for young people up to 18 years old with drug and/or alcohol problems in Nottinghamshire.

Lifestyle

Sport Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire is a thriving county for junior sport.  There are countless ways of getting involved and we hope to inspire you with new ideas. There’s hundreds of junior sports clubs providing coaching and competition for all ages.

Relationships

LGBT+ Service Nottinghamshire

LGBT+ Service Nottinghamshire

LGBT+ Nottinghamshire offers free confidential one to one, outreach and group peer support on a weekly basis. The service is for Young People age 11-25 who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or who are questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity.

Text: LGBT SUPPORT to 07761 500169

Tel: 01909 479191

Relationships

Healthy Family Teams

Healthy Family Teams work with all children, young people and families aged 0 to 19, they are made up of School Nurses, Health Visitors and other health professionals. Young people aged 11 and over can get support for a range of issues such as your thoughts and feelings, your wellbeing, relationships, sexual health, alcohol or drugs, healthy eating, weight management and smoking.

 

Healthy Family Teams offer drop-in session for you in (or near) every secondary school.

Find your local Healthy Family Team here or text them on 07507 329 952

 

Relationships

Young People's Centres

Young people’s centres are spaces for young people across Nottinghamshire.

Youth workers work with young people aged 10 to 25 to promote and support personal development, social education, health and wellbeing. Young people centres offer something to do, somewhere to go and someone to talk to in the form of youth groups, mobile youth projects and events. They work with 13 to 19 year olds particularly closely.

You can find details of you local young people’s centre and what it offers on the website.

Relationships

Nottinghamshire Police - Sexual Exploitation Unit

Relationships

Karma Nirvana

Karma Nirvana’s helpline is open 9am to 9pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday. They offer confidential information, advice and support about forced marriage and honour based violence and won’t contact your family.

Relationships

Notts LGBT+ Network

Information and support to LGBT people in and around Nottinghamshire.


Opening Times

Monday to Friday 7am to 9:15pm.

Relationships

Outburst at Base 51

Outburst is a Youth Group for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or think that they might be. They meet at the new NGY Myplace building, Nottingham City.

Sexual Health

LGBT+ Service Nottinghamshire

LGBT+ Service Nottinghamshire

LGBT+ Nottinghamshire offers free confidential one to one, outreach and group peer support on a weekly basis. The service is for Young People age 11-25 who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or who are questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity.

Text: LGBT SUPPORT to 07761 500169

Tel: 01909 479191

Sexual Health

Healthy Family Teams

Healthy Family Teams work with all children, young people and families aged 0 to 19, they are made up of School Nurses, Health Visitors and other health professionals. Young people aged 11 and over can get support for a range of issues such as your thoughts and feelings, your wellbeing, relationships, sexual health, alcohol or drugs, healthy eating, weight management and smoking.

 

Healthy Family Teams offer drop-in session for you in (or near) every secondary school.

Find your local Healthy Family Team here or text them on 07507 329 952

 

Sexual Health

Free testme online chlamydia testing

New… free online chlamydia testing available for 16 to 24 year olds living in Nottinghamshire, order a test kit online and return it freepost. Lots more information available on the website. If you are under 16 and need a test why not get checked out at your local sexual health service

Sexual Health

Family Nurse Parthership

The Family Nurse Partnership supports first-time teenage mothers and their babies from early pregnancy to the child’s second birthday. They offer home visiting, support and guidance to give mother and baby the best start in life.

Sexual Health

Young People's Centres

Young people’s centres are spaces for young people across Nottinghamshire.

Youth workers work with young people aged 10 to 25 to promote and support personal development, social education, health and wellbeing. Young people centres offer something to do, somewhere to go and someone to talk to in the form of youth groups, mobile youth projects and events. They work with 13 to 19 year olds particularly closely.

You can find details of you local young people’s centre and what it offers on the website.

Sexual Health

Nottinghamshire Integrated Sexual Health Services

Nottinghamshire Integrated Sexual Health Services are open access, free and confidential sexual health services across Nottinghamshire. You can find out more about each service and how to access it via their websites or by calling the service directly.

If you live in north Nottinghamshire (Bassetlaw)

Tri Health Bassetlaw http://bassetlawtrihealth.dbh.nhs.uk

Tel: 01909 506418

If you live in Mid Notts (Mansfield, Ashfield, Newark and Sherwood)

My Sexual Health http://www.sfh-tr.nhs.uk/index.php/my-sexual-health

Tel: 01623672260

If you live in south Nottinghamshire (Broxtowe, Gedling, Rushcliffe) and Nottingham City

NUH Sexual Health Service https://www.nuh.nhs.uk/our-services/services/sexual-health-service

Tel: 0115 9627627

Sexual Health

C-Card Nottinghamshire

C-Card Nottinghamshire is a free sexual health advice and condom service for young people aged 13 – 25. The C-Card scheme allows you to get access to condoms, lubricants and ask any questions you have about sex, sexually transmitted infections and relationships. There’s loads of information and advice on the website too.

Sexual Health

Notts LGBT+ Network

Information and support to LGBT people in and around Nottinghamshire.


Opening Times

Monday to Friday 7am to 9:15pm.

Spots

Healthy Family Teams

Healthy Family Teams work with all children, young people and families aged 0 to 19, they are made up of School Nurses, Health Visitors and other health professionals. Young people aged 11 and over can get support for a range of issues such as your thoughts and feelings, your wellbeing, relationships, sexual health, alcohol or drugs, healthy eating, weight management and smoking.

 

Healthy Family Teams offer drop-in session for you in (or near) every secondary school.

Find your local Healthy Family Team here or text them on 07507 329 952