CAMHS – NHS's Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
This site is full of helpful resources for young people, carers and professionals to help them manage mental health and well-being issues.
ARC Information and Counselling Service
ARC Information and Counselling Service is a free and confidential counselling service supporting children, young people and adults when they are struggling to cope with a life changing situation or emotional problem.
For an ARC-funded set of counselling sessions located at Brookside Group Practice, please contact the ARC office on email@example.com
Chlamydia Screening Programme
What is chlamydia? How do you get it? W40hy is it a big deal? What are the symptoms? What if I’m pregnant? What is the Chlamydia screen?
Website: NHS UK: Chlamydia
If you feel you want confidential advice locally visit www.safesexberkshire.nhs.uk
If you are a young person that feels at odds with their birth gender, or you are a parent with a child who feels this way, Mermaids can help.
A guide to the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme
Leaflet: HPV Leaflet
Website: NHS UK: HPV Information
Children and Young people with additional needs
Children and young people with special needs and disabilities are now able to access a range of help and support available locally.
The following links provide more information and support.
Website: Wokingham Gov: Local Offer
Website: Reading Gov: Local Offer
Men ACWY vaccine
Teenagers and “fresher” students going to university for the first time are advised to have a vaccination to prevent meningitis and septicaemia, which can be deadly.
Website: NHS UK: MenACWY vaccine
Self-Harm - A Guide For Parents & Carers
A guide has been developed from talking to parents and carers of young people and is aimed at helping them cope when a young person is self-harming. It includes information on the nature and causes of self-harm, how to support a young person and what help is available.