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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information about our service

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), our School Public Health service is running a little differently. Please see our School Health page for more information.

Keep up-to-date with the latest information, read our page on Coronavirus.

SCHOOL HEALTH

We really want to hear from you if you need our help or are feeling worried about anything. Speaking to one of our teams is easy:

TEXT:

07520 618850
(Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm)

If you are worried or concerned about a health issue and need advice, text the ChatHealth service.

PHONE:

0800 0113 474
(Monday to Friday, 8am – 6pm)

Find out more about how our school nurses can help you.

Local Services

KCC Sexual Health

Find out how to access contraception and sexual health services in Kent.

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Young Stonewall

Young Stonewall has helpful advice and information. If you need to talk to someone, you can also call the Stonewall information service on 08000 50 20 20.

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The BeYou Project

The BeYou Project connects young people in Kent who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, non-binary or are questioning their sexual orientation and / or gender identity.

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The Proud Trust

The Proud Trust are a charity who support LGBT+ youth. They have lots of help and advice for young people on their website.

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B-eat

If you or someone in your family has an eating disorder, B-eat is the place you can go to for information and support – 0808 801 0711 (3 to 10pm).

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Anorexia and Bulimia Care

Anorexia and Bulimia Care is an organisation which gives on-going care, emotional support and practical guidance for anyone affected by eating problems.

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We Are With You

Get free, confidential support with alcohol, drugs or mental health.

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This Girl Can

This Girl Can, funded by The National Lottery, believes that there’s no “right” way to get active. However you jiggle, kick, lift, stretch, or sprint, it’s time to get moving how you damn please.

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British Nutrition Foundation

For information, advice and support on healthy diet recommendations.

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Understanding your teenage brain

Have you noticed changes in your sleep, mood or emotions? Find out how the changes in your brain during puberty affect you.  Use the code Invicta to access your free account.

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Children’s Society

A national charity working to transform the hopes and happiness of young people facing abuse, exploitation and neglect.

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Winston’s Wish

Supporting children and young people after the death of a parent or sibling.

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The Mix

The Mix is the UK’s leading support service for young people. They can help you take on any challenge you’re facing – from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs. The Mix also has an online community, and free, confidential helpline and counselling service.

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Youth Access

A place for you to get advice and information about counselling in the UK, if you’re aged 12-25.

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Kooth

Provide free, safe and anonymous online support and counselling for children and young people aged 10-16. The whole team is made up of friendly and experienced individuals who want to help you.

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Childline

The charity offers a safe and confidential place for you to talk about anything. No problem is too big or too small. Call one of their counsellors free on 0800 1111, chat to them online or send an email.

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Children and Young People Counselling Service

If you have lost someone close to you to the Coronavirus, you don’t need to go through this alone.  Talking can help.

We offer support over the phone, or arrange a video call if you would prefer.

Get help now.

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MoodSpark

A place where young people aged 10-16 can learn how to look after their emotional and mental health and find ways to help them bounce back when life gets tough.

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Kent Sport

Information and resources to help schools deliver a high-quality PE and sport experience.

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Brook

Sexual health and wellbeing for under 25s.

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Change4Life

Where you will find lots of helpful advice and resources.

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Rise Above

First crushes, first kisses, first times… Figuring it all out can be rather confusing.

From who to talk with, to what to expect, we’re here to help one another.

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Live Well

For information, support advice on healthy eating.

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National Autistic Society

Helpline/parent adult support/earlybird centre/social programmes/diagnosis centre/day opportunities.

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Kent Autistic Trust

Support for children/adults/with ASD. Day opportunities/living services / respite/family support/behaviour support.

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IASK

(Information, Advice & Support Kent): Special education needs and disability service provided by KCC.

Phone: 03000 41 3000 (Mon-Fri  9-5pm)
Email: iask@kent.gov.uk

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YoungMinds

Is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Provide expert knowledge to professionals, parents & young people through Parents’ Helpline, online resources, training and development, outreach work and publications.

Phone: 0808 802 5544

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Our Sexual Health Outreach

We provide sexual health clinics across Kent and Medway which offer screening and treatment for sexually transmitted infections; contraception including long acting reversible contraception; HIV treatment and care services; young people’s services and sexual health promotion.

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Our One You Service

See what small changes you can make to improve your health and wellbeing.

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Kent County Council

An enormous amount of information, guidance and support can be found on the KCC website.

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Our School Health Service

Our service is for children and young people who are school-age, between ages of four and 19.

You do not need to be in mainstream education to seek our support. If you are home-schooled or in a pupil referral unit, you can still use our service.

Phone: 0800 0113 474
Email: nem-tr.kentchildrenandyoungpeoplehealthservices@nhs.net

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Mental Health

CYPMHS – Children and Young People’s Mental Health Service provides emotional wellbeing and mental health advice and support for young people and their families across Kent.

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