Guide 4 Life Harrogate

Have we missed anything?

Have we missed anything?

Here are some other useful contacts:

NHS Direct

24 hours, telephone service staffed by nurses, giving confidential healthcare advice & information. If appropriate, they will pass your details on to your doctor.

Tel: 0845 4647

TALKadoption

Free, confidential help line for young people who want to talk about anything to do with adoption.

Open: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9.00am to 6.00pm, Tuesday from 9.00am to 8.00pm, and Friday from 9.00am to 4.00pm
Tel: 0808 808 1234
Confidential email: actionline@afteradoption.org.uk
Web: www.afteradoption.org.uk

Embarrassing Problems

Straight-talking advice from a UK doctor on a number of personal health problems

Web: www.embarrassingproblems.com

Gamcare

Confidential counselling, advice and information service for people affected by gambling themselves or the habit of their friends and family.

Web: www.gamcare.org.uk
Helpline: 0845 6000 133 (8am to midnight, 7 days a week)

Web:
www.papyrus-uk.org

Information and advice, and what to do for the prevention of suicide in young people.

HOPELineUK

HOPELineUK is staffed by professionally qualified advisers who can give support, practical advice and information to anyone who is concerned that a young person they know may be suicidal.

Tel: 0800 068 4141 (10.00am to 5.00pm and 7.00pm to 10.00pm, Monday to Friday and 2.00pm to 5.00pm at weekends)

Web:
www.youth2youth.co.uk

National young persons' helpline, run by young people for young people. You can also email the service via the website.
Tel: 020 8896 3675 (Monday and Thursday from 6.30pm to 9.30pm)

Web: www.thehormonefactory.com

Interactive website answering your questions about the sexual, physical, emotional and social changes you are experiencing as a young person.

Web: www.kids.org.uk

Works for disabled children, young people and families

Sibling Support Project

The young carers team provides support, trips and activities, holidays and youth clubs for children and young people who have a brother or sister with special needs. See page 4 for details of other Young Carers Team services.

Tel: 01423 500555
Address: 11 North Park Road, Harrogate, HG1 5EF

Bumps 2 Babes

Antenatal group for parents-to-be under the age of 19. Meets every Thursday at Trax - see page 6. Health checks, information, advice and support.

Tel: 01423 553051