Health and Wellbeing for Young People
- |Accident Prevention
Tips and information from the Child Accident Prevention Trust.
- Alcohol, Drugs and Smoking
Find out more about |alcohol, |smoking and |drug abuse or visit the websites |Talk to Frank or |Southern Addictions Advisory Service for confidential addiction advice.
- Antisocial Behaviour
How |Elmbridge is tackling antisocial behaviour, the |removal of graffiti and a link to |DirectGov information.
- Bullying and Domestic Abuse
Are you a victim of |bullying or cyber bullying? Use this link to |ChildLine if you need confidential help and information or visit |'The Hideout' if you are suffering domestic abuse.
- |Children's Human Rights
All people up to age 18 have rights under the United Nation's Convention on the Rights of the Child. Some groups such as those living away from home and young disabled people, have additional rights to ensure they are treated fairly and their needs met.
Read more about |eating a healthy diet, eating disorders (including |anorexia and binge eating) and about the developing problem of |childhood obesity.
- |Health Services
Information and contact details for local health services including '|Find your Local Health Service'.
- Leisure Facilities
|SHOUT! holiday activities for 5-16 year olds, |healthy organised walks and |cycle rides, the |Elmbridge Xcel Leisure Complex in Walton and |Hurst Pool in Molesey.
- Mental Health
|Young Minds offers advice to young people with mental distress such as physical and emotional abuse, children in care, sleep problems and exam stress.
Find out about |safe routes to school.
- Sexual Health/Awareness
Information regarding |contraception and sexually transmitted diseases (including |HIV/Aids) and advice about |teenage pregnancies.
Parents want to protect their children at all times, but they cannot be with them every minute of every day. Read about |internet safety and |runaways/missing persons. Visit the |Metropolitan Police 'Safe' website.
|DirectGov information about child employment and |work permit information from Surrey County Council.
Get involved in the |Elmbridge Community - Volunteering. Whatever your background, skills and abilities, if you can spare any time there is a |volunteering opportunity to suit you.
- Useful Contacts
|NHS Health and Care for Young People
|Talk to Frank