Kooth is a free online counselling and emotional wellbeing support service, helping young people through this difficult time. Kooth is exclusively for people aged 11-22 years living in Wandsworth and does not have a waiting-list, meaning you can get the support you need when you need it.
If you want more information about how Kooth might be able to support you, watch this short video.
Please visit their website for information about how to sign up for the service.
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Getting It On
Information and services for 13-19 year olds on sexual and mental health issues, drugs & alcohol and relationship problems.
Sexwise gives you honest advice about contraception, pregnancy, STIs and pleasure.
Free sexual health and well-being services. Includes a range of services such as: social groups and counselling for trans, non-binary and gender-diverse people, LGBTQ+ counselling and youth groups, and 1:1 mentoring, advocacy and signposting services.
Charity aimed at supporting transgender, nonbinary and gender-diverse children and young people their families.
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Mental Health 24/7 Crisis Support Line
A 24/7 service which is accessible to residents in the 5 boroughs of South West London and St George’s Mental Health Trust. This service provides advice to those who are in a crisis and is supported by trained mental health providers 365 days a year. The line is free to call.
Telephone: 0800 028 8000
Brook provides free and confidential sexual health and wellbeing services for nearly 250,000 young people UK-wide, each year.
South West London Sexual Health
The nearest sexual health clinic is at the Balham Health Centre. To find more local sexual health clinic locations and opening times, as well as useful details on STIs (including treatment), contraception and accessing emergency contraception, please visit: shswl.nhs.uk
You can register for a home testing kits against STIs. Appointments can be booked online for this service.
Telephone: 0333 300 2100
Book an appointment online: swlondon.lilieonline.idoxcloud.com
Register online for a free STI home testing kit: www.shl.uk
London Lesbian and Gay Switchboard
Free and confidential support and information to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered communities throughout the UK
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For young people who have been thinking of taking their own life or who have been harming themselves. Useful resources for young people and their parents/carers, friends or family.
The UK’s eating disorder charity. Online resources include helplines, chatrooms and self-help guides.