Child Health & Young People

Kingston and Richmond Safeguarding Children Partnership

A place where you can go to find useful information and helpful resources regarding safeguarding children and young people and their wellbeing.

Twitter: @KR_LSCB

Telephone: 07834386459

Website: www.kingstonandrichmondsafeguardingchildrenpartnership.org.uk

Email: lscb-support@kingrichlscb.org.uk

The Mix

The Mix is the UK’s leading support service for young people. They are here to help you take on any challenge you’re facing, from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from breakups to drugs. Talk to them via their online community, on social, through their free, confidential helpline or their counselling service.

Facebook: @TheMixUK

Twitter: @themixUK

Telephone: 08088084994

Website: www.themix.org.uk

GIO

Getting It On is dedicated to helping teenagers aged 13 to 19 in South West London. They provide information and advice on key issues, including drugs and alcohol. Whatever the issue, their website can offer advice, or point you in the right direction to get the help you need.

Website: www.gettingiton.org.uk

The Children's Sleep Charity

The Children’s Sleep Charity is a national, award-winning charity supporting children with sleep issues. Support for families and accredited training for professionals and commercial organisations is provided.

Twitter: @TheSleepCharity

Telephone: 01302 751416

Website: www.thechildrenssleepcharity.org.uk

Email: info@thechildrenssleepcharity.org.uk

NSPCC

NSPCC works to prevent child abuse and help children and young people who’ve been abused rebuild their lives.

Facebook: @NSPCC

Twitter: @NSPCC

Telephone: 08088005000

Website: www.nspcc.org.uk

Email: help@nspcc.org.uk

Recovery College

Recovery College provides a range of online educational courses and resources to children and young people who might be struggling with mental health issues.

Facebook: @RecoveryCollegeOnline

Twitter: @_RCOnline_

Website: www.recoverycollegeonline.co.uk/young-people

NHS Vaccination Guide

Information regarding child vaccinations and when to get them.

Website: www.nhs.uk/nhs-vaccinations-and-when-to-have-them

Change Grow Live

Their mission is to help people change the direction of their lives, grow as individuals, and live life to its full potential by providing problem specific services in your local area.

Facebook: @changegrowlive

Twitter: @changegrowlive

Website: www.changegrowlive.org/service-search-results

Young Minds

Young Minds is the UK’s leading charity fighting for children and young people’s mental health.

Facebook: @youngmindsuk

Twitter: @YoungMindsUK

Text: YM to 85258

Website: www.youngminds.org.uk

Kooth

A free anonymous online chat for young people to discuss your mental health issues.

Facebook: @koothUK

Website: www.kooth.com

Childline

Childline is a free, private and confidential service where you can talk about anything.

Facebook: @Childline

Telephone: 0800 1111

Website: www.childline.org.uk

Change4Life

Change4Life aims to ensure parents have the essential support and tools they need to make healthier choices for their families.

Facebook: @change4life

Twitter: @change4life

Website: www.nhs.uk/change4life

NHS Childhood Infectious Illnesses

Use this visual guide to help you identify common conditions and illnesses that may affect your child. Includes conditions such as measles, slapped cheek syndrome, chickenpox and warts.

Website: www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/infectious-illnesses-children