Advice for Young People




General Advice

  • Samaritans: Samaritans are available round the clock, every single day of the year. Talk to them any time you like, in your own way, about whatever’s getting to you. Calls are free and won’t show on your bill. Telephone 116 123 or visit the Samaritans website  
  • Childline: Whatever your worry - it's better out than in. Telephone 0800 1111 (Call Free) or visit the Childline website  
  • Victim Support: Advice service for victims of crime including sex crimes. Telephone 0808 168 9111 (Call Free) or visit the Victim Support website  

Addiction Advice


Sexual Health Advice

  • Sexual Health Line: Information and advice on sexually transmitted infections, HIV, & AIDS. Telephone 0800 567123 (Call Free)
  • Emergency ContraceptionYou have 3 days in which to act to try and prevent a pregnancy.

Help is available from any GP who provides contraceptive services or from Contraceptive and Sexual Health Service. During Bank Holidays emergency contraception may be obtained through Accident & Emergency Depts.