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TeenHealth

General Health And Well Being

There are so many different websites available on the Internet that cover a variety of general health and well-being issues. Below are just a few that we have found to be great sources.

The Mix

Website: www.themix.org.uk

The Mix is a website that offers a whole range of advice for young people across a massive array of issues. The site covers embarrassing problems, answers weird questions and takes a look at ‘the things you might not want to say out loud’.

You’ll find both information and support to help you deal with the situation you are facing and the tools to take on any challenge.

The service they offer is free and confidential and also available across many different platforms. You can visit the website, telephone them and email.

Change, Grow, Live

Website: www.changegrowlive.org

Change, Grow, Live is a charity that supports people to change their lives for the better.  The offer help and support to people of all ages and their services include, but are not limited to:

  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Substance Use
  • Mental Health
  • Criminal Justice
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Homelessness

Jumo Health

Website: www.jumohealth.com

Jumo Health provides health resources for children and families across the world. You can access a wide variety of information regarding a number of conditions and illnesses, free of charge.

NHS Website

Website: www.nhs.co.uk

This site needs no introduction but provides health information and links to a variety of health services locally.

Young Devon

Website: www.youngdevon.org

Young Devon is a charity that works in a variety of settings to change the odds in favour of young people.
They concentrate on four main areas:

Skills – they offer

  • Workbased learning and Independent Living Skills courses
  • Princes Trust
  • Mentoring

Wellbeing - they provide

    • Wellbeing support, counselling, mentoring and group work for 11 - 18 yrs
    • Support for Victims of Crime
    • Homeless Prevention services in Teignbridge Exeter and East Devon.

Housing – they provide

  • Supported Lodgings accommodation for young people in Host families
  • Supported Housing placements in a range of locations

Participation

  • Youth Council
  • Advocacy services
  • a range of smaller participation projects

 


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