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Health and Wellbeing

Do you need help to stop smoking?

NHS SPECIALIST STOP SMOKING SERVICE

If so, why not attend our drop-in sessions.

This is held every Wednesday from 14:30  -  16:00, at Redcar Library, Kirkleatham Street, Redcar TS10 1YA

(No appointment needed)

STOP SMOKING START LIVING 01642 383819

Students may also access a six week smoking cessation course in school called 'To Hell with the Butt'. The course takes place at lunchtime and is run by Targeted Youth Support. If you are interested and want help to quit please see Mr Carney or your College Pastoral Mentor to book a place.


Sexual Health Clinics and Contraception

Free confidential advice, testing and treatment on contraception and sexual health is available from:

Redcar Primary Care Hospital
West Dyke Road
Redcar
TS10 4NW

You don’t need to see a GP first. Instead, you can attend make an appointment at a time that suits you. Opening times are:

Monday 09.00 - 20.00
Tuesday 09.00 - 18.00
Wednesday 09.00 - 17.00
Thursday 09.00 - 17.00
Friday 09.00 - 18.00

Call (01642) 511741 or 0333 000 0014 or visit www.sexualhealthteesside.nhs.uk

Teenage Pregnancy Service

Drop-in service is available at SureStart, South Avenue, Dormanstown . Telephone (01642) 473726.

Chlamydia Screening

Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection that does not always have symptoms but can cause significant problems if left untreated. The only way to know if you have the infection is to do a test. It is a simple urine test and there are a variety of places you can get tested in the community. Please call (01642) 511741 or 0333 000 0014 or visit www.sexualhealthteesside.nhs.uk for more information.


Tuned In!

www.redcar-cleveland.gov.uk/tunedin

Tuned In! has information sections for young people aged 13-19 in Redcar and Cleveland such as Jobs, Learning, Leisure, Events, Health, Contraception, Relationships, Money, Housing and Your Rights. As well as online safety and links/ contacts for local Youth Centres.


Other useful links and contacts:

Counselling Directory

Counselling Directory - connecting you with professional support

Counselling Directory is a confidential service that encourages those in distress to seek help. The directory contains information on many different types of distress, as well as articles, news, and events. To ensure the professionalism of the website, all counsellors have provided the administrators with qualifications and insurance cover or proof of membership with a professional body. The site is now a leading support network in the UK

The Junction: Supporting young people to deal with life's challenges, based in Redcar. Free and confidential support and advice for under 25's:

http://www.thejunctionredcar.com/

The Samaritans:

http://www.samaritans.org/

Childline: Tel: 0800 1111

http://www.childline.org.uk/Pages/Home.aspx  

Frank: Confidential drugs advice -Information on the risk of drug use

www.talktofrank.com

Northern Doctors Urgent Care - Out of Hours Service: 

When you or a family member feel they need urgent medical advice and treatment
call 111.

This service is available 24 hours a day for 365 days a year.

http://www.nduc.nhs.uk/tees/

Police Force Non-Emergency Telephone Number: 101

http://www.police.uk/101/

Call 101 to report crime and other concerns that do not require an emergency response.

Teenage Cancer Trust

https://www.teenagecancertrust.org/