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.

Public Health 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 public health nurse service
Albright Education Centre
Postcode
DY4 7NR
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974
Bristnall Hall Academy
Postcode
B68 9PA
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974
George Salter Academy
Postcode
B70 9UW
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974
Health Futures UTC
Postcode
B70 7AW
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974
Holly Lodge High
Postcode
B67 7JG
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974
Impact
Postcode
B70 7AW
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974
Oldbury Academy
Postcode
B70 7AW
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974
Ormiston Forge Academy
Postcode
B64 6QU
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974
Ormiston Sandwell Community Academy
Postcode
B69 2HE
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974
Perryfields High
Postcode
B68 0RG
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974
Phoenix Collegiate
Postcode
B71 2BX
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974
Q3 Academy Great Barr
Postcode
B43 7SD
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974
Q3 Academy Langley
Postcode
B68 8ED
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974
Q3 Academy Tipton
Postcode
DY4 0BZ
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974
RSA Academy
Postcode
B70 7AW
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974
Sandwell Academy
Postcode
B71 4LG
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974
Sandwell Valley
Postcode
B70 7AW
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974
SCS Smethwick
Postcode
B67 7JB
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974
SCS Tividale
Postcode
B70 7AW
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974
SCS Wednesbury
Postcode
WS10 0DR
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974
SCS West Bromwich
Postcode
B71 2JN
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974
Shenstone Lodge School
Postcode
WS14 0LB
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974
Shireland Collegiate Academy
Postcode
B66 4ND
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974
St. Michael’s C of E High School
Postcode
B65 9AN
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974
STEPS
Postcode
B67 7DW
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974
Stuart Bathurst Catholic High School
Postcode
WS10 9QS
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974
The Brades Lodge
Postcode
B69 2HA
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974
West Bromwich Collegiate Academy
Postcode
B70 7LD
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974
Wodensborough Ormiston Academy
Postcode
WS10 ODR
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974
Wood Green Academy
Postcode
WS10 9QU
School nursing team
Sandwell School Nurses
School nursing base
Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care
School nursing base phone number
0121 612 2974

Services in your

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

What would you like help with?
Feelings

ChatHealth

If you’re aged 11-19 and would like some confidential advice on support, text your school nurse on 07480635486.

    Feelings

    Mermaids

    Mermaids support trans and gender-diverse children, young people, and their families.

    Feelings

    Just Youth

    Just Youth website is a free interactive online listings guide.

    Feelings

    Childline

    Childline is yours – a free, private and confidential service where you can talk about anything.

    Feelings

    Kooth

    Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people

    Feelings

    CAMHS

    For information on Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

    Feelings

    Sandwell BEAM

    BEAM: Your emotional health and well-being service

    BEAM provide drop-in sessions for children and young people between the ages of 5-18 years old, or up to 25 for care leavers, with advice, signposting and support with any low level concerns relating to emotional health and wellbeing.

    Feelings

    Sandwell School Nursing

    We are a friendly dedicated team of nurses who provide a caring, consistent and quality service to young people across Sandwell.  Our aim is to ensure that children and young people (aged 5-19) are well supported within their school and their community and that they are able to access extra help and care should they need it. There is a dedicated team of nurses for each of the six towns in Sandwell.

    All secondary schools have a named School Health Nurse (SHN), although schools can contact any team member for advice or support. The service has a duty nurse available five days a week to answer general enquiries. School Nurses can offer advice in person at Here for You sessions held weekly in each secondary school and community school. Parents of children in primary school can access Here for You sessions in school for advice. Times for sessions are listed for individual schools.


    Opening Times

    Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00

    Growing Up

    ChatHealth

    If you’re aged 11-19 and would like some confidential advice on support, text your school nurse on 07480635486.

      Growing Up

      NSPCC

      For information about Child Sexual Exploitation

      Growing Up

      Stonewall

      Find LGBT services and community groups that are local to you.

      Growing Up

      Switchboard – the LGBT+ helpline

      Switchboard – the LGBT+ helpline – a place for calm words when you need them most.

      We’re here to help you with whatever you want to talk about. Nothing is off limits, and we understand how anxious you might feel before you pick up the phone.

      Growing Up

      Female Genital Mutilation Helpline

      What should you do if you think someone is at risk of FGM?

      If they are still in the country – please call the police on 101 (or 999 if an emergency).
      If they are are outside of the UK –  contact the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on 020 7008 1500. From overseas the number is +44 (0)20 7008 1500.
      You can also call the FGM helpline on 0808 028 3550.
      For local information and advice please contact Sandwell’s Safeguarding Children Team on 0121 569 4800.

        Growing Up

        NHS - Live well

        School Nurses can offer advice and support around puberty. This website link may help answer some of your questions

        Growing Up

        Sandwell School Nursing

        We are a friendly dedicated team of nurses who provide a caring, consistent and quality service to young people across Sandwell.  Our aim is to ensure that children and young people (aged 5-19) are well supported within their school and their community and that they are able to access extra help and care should they need it. There is a dedicated team of nurses for each of the six towns in Sandwell.

        All secondary schools have a named School Health Nurse (SHN), although schools can contact any team member for advice or support. The service has a duty nurse available five days a week to answer general enquiries. School Nurses can offer advice in person at Here for You sessions held weekly in each secondary school and community school. Parents of children in primary school can access Here for You sessions in school for advice. Times for sessions are listed for individual schools.


        Opening Times

        Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00

        Health

        ChatHealth

        If you’re aged 11-19 and would like some confidential advice on support, text your school nurse on 07480635486.

          Health

          Healthy Sandwell

          Healthy Sandwell is a one-stop shop for a range of health and wellbeing services which can support with healthy lifestyle choices like exercise and weight loss.

          Health

          Cranstoun Sandwell

          Cranstoun Sandwell provides free and confidential advice and support to adults in Sandwell, who would like to talk about alcohol or drugs.

          Health

          Decca - Drug, alcohol and smoking advice and support

          For information on drugs, alcohol and smoking and access to support.

          Health

          Immunisation Team

          Offer school based immunisations to children and young people in Sandwell contact the team on:

          Health

          Sandwell School Nursing

          We are a friendly dedicated team of nurses who provide a caring, consistent and quality service to young people across Sandwell.  Our aim is to ensure that children and young people (aged 5-19) are well supported within their school and their community and that they are able to access extra help and care should they need it. There is a dedicated team of nurses for each of the six towns in Sandwell.

          All secondary schools have a named School Health Nurse (SHN), although schools can contact any team member for advice or support. The service has a duty nurse available five days a week to answer general enquiries. School Nurses can offer advice in person at Here for You sessions held weekly in each secondary school and community school. Parents of children in primary school can access Here for You sessions in school for advice. Times for sessions are listed for individual schools.


          Opening Times

          Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00

          Lifestyle

          ChatHealth

          If you’re aged 11-19 and would like some confidential advice on support, text your school nurse on 07480635486.

            Lifestyle

            Sandwell Young Carers

            Supports children & young people who are in caring roles for a member of their family

             

            Lifestyle

            Healthy Sandwell

            Healthy Sandwell is a one-stop shop for a range of health and wellbeing services which can support with healthy lifestyle choices like exercise and weight loss.

            Lifestyle

            Cranstoun Sandwell

            Cranstoun Sandwell provides free and confidential advice and support to adults in Sandwell, who would like to talk about alcohol or drugs.

            Lifestyle

            Decca - Drug, alcohol and smoking advice and support

            For information on drugs, alcohol and smoking and access to support.

            Lifestyle

            Sandwell School Nursing

            We are a friendly dedicated team of nurses who provide a caring, consistent and quality service to young people across Sandwell.  Our aim is to ensure that children and young people (aged 5-19) are well supported within their school and their community and that they are able to access extra help and care should they need it. There is a dedicated team of nurses for each of the six towns in Sandwell.

            All secondary schools have a named School Health Nurse (SHN), although schools can contact any team member for advice or support. The service has a duty nurse available five days a week to answer general enquiries. School Nurses can offer advice in person at Here for You sessions held weekly in each secondary school and community school. Parents of children in primary school can access Here for You sessions in school for advice. Times for sessions are listed for individual schools.


            Opening Times

            Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00

            Relationships

            ChatHealth

            If you’re aged 11-19 and would like some confidential advice on support, text your school nurse on 07480635486.

              Relationships

              Forced Marriage Unit.

              Forced marriage is abuse! It is not a cultural tradition – it is an abuse of human rights.

              If you or someone you know is being forced into a marriage, help and advice is available.

              What should you do if you are worried about a forced marriage?

              If you or someone you know is being forced into marriage either in the UK or abroad you should contact the Forced Marriage Unit. You can contact the unit by calling 020 7008 0151 or 020 7008 1500 (out of office hours). You can also email fmu@fco.gov.uk.

              In Sandwell you can contact:

              • Sandwell Women’s Aid on 0121 552 6448 (24 hours)
              • Children’s services on 0121 569 3100
              • Adult services on 0121 569 2266, Monday – Thursday 9am – 5.30pm and 9am to 5pm on Fridays. Outside these hours call 0121 569 2355
                Relationships

                NSPCC

                For information about Child Sexual Exploitation

                Relationships

                Black Country Women’s Aid

                Black Country Women’s Aid We listen. We support. We care. Offers support to survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence, rape, child sexual exploitation, modern slavery and women involved with the criminal justice system to escape from violence.

                Relationships

                Stonewall

                Find LGBT services and community groups that are local to you.

                Relationships

                Sandwell School Nursing

                We are a friendly dedicated team of nurses who provide a caring, consistent and quality service to young people across Sandwell.  Our aim is to ensure that children and young people (aged 5-19) are well supported within their school and their community and that they are able to access extra help and care should they need it. There is a dedicated team of nurses for each of the six towns in Sandwell.

                All secondary schools have a named School Health Nurse (SHN), although schools can contact any team member for advice or support. The service has a duty nurse available five days a week to answer general enquiries. School Nurses can offer advice in person at Here for You sessions held weekly in each secondary school and community school. Parents of children in primary school can access Here for You sessions in school for advice. Times for sessions are listed for individual schools.


                Opening Times

                Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00

                Sexual Health

                ChatHealth

                If you’re aged 11-19 and would like some confidential advice on support, text your school nurse on 07480635486.

                  Sexual Health

                  NSPCC

                  For information about Child Sexual Exploitation

                  Sexual Health

                  Stonewall

                  Find LGBT services and community groups that are local to you.

                  Sexual Health

                  Switchboard – the LGBT+ helpline

                  Switchboard – the LGBT+ helpline – a place for calm words when you need them most.

                  We’re here to help you with whatever you want to talk about. Nothing is off limits, and we understand how anxious you might feel before you pick up the phone.

                  Sexual Health

                  Family Planning Association (FPA)

                  Providing you honest advice about contraception, pregnancy, STIs and pleasure.


                  Opening Times

                  Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm (closed bank holidays and 3pm – 4pm on Thursdays)

                  Sexual Health

                  Sandwell Sexual Health Services

                  Sandwell Sexual Health Services is based at The Lyng Centre on the third floor, and offers an appointment-only service.

                  The emergency contraceptive pill (morning after pill)

                  Various forms of contraception

                  Pregnancy testing

                  Testing for sexually transmitted infections

                   

                  Sexual Health

                  Sandwell School Nursing

                  We are a friendly dedicated team of nurses who provide a caring, consistent and quality service to young people across Sandwell.  Our aim is to ensure that children and young people (aged 5-19) are well supported within their school and their community and that they are able to access extra help and care should they need it. There is a dedicated team of nurses for each of the six towns in Sandwell.

                  All secondary schools have a named School Health Nurse (SHN), although schools can contact any team member for advice or support. The service has a duty nurse available five days a week to answer general enquiries. School Nurses can offer advice in person at Here for You sessions held weekly in each secondary school and community school. Parents of children in primary school can access Here for You sessions in school for advice. Times for sessions are listed for individual schools.


                  Opening Times

                  Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00