SCHOOL HEALTH

We have school health teams across Kent. Speaking to one of our teams is easy:

TEXT:

07520 618850
(Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm)

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

PHONE:

0300 123 4496
(Mon – Fri, 8am – 6pm)

Find out more about our School Nurses can help you with here.

Local Services

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

Fun ideas to help you stay healthy.

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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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Kent Resilience Hub

Do you sometimes feel life’s ups and downs are hard to handle on your own? Do you ever wish things didn’t affect you so much? Kent Resilience Hub is here to help you to help yourself feel better about things.

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Live Well Kent

A free service for anyone over 17, with information to help you improve your mental and physical health and wellbeing. Whatever it is, we’re here to help. We won’t judge you and what we discuss will remain confidential.

Phone: 0800 567 7699

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Home school

Information found on the Kent County Council website.

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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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Charitable supports advocacy for all

Speaking up groups/meeting new people/activities groups/advocacy support.

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KELSI

(Kent Education and Learning Skills): A resource for school professionals in Kent, run by KCC with Early Help, Special Education Needs (SEN) information and guidance.

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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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MindEd for families

Are you worried about your child?

Perhaps you want some parenting tips?  MindEd for Families was built by parents and a Consortium of professionals, funded by the Department of Education, in partnership with Health Education.

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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: 0300 123 4496
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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