Young Healthwatch resources
Take a look at Healthwatch Northamptonshire’s 10 top tips when engaging with children and young people – produced by EMAHSN (East Midlands Academic Health Science Network).
Other useful links and contacts
- www.youngminds.org.uk - Young minds champion children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing across the UK.
- www.themix.org.uk - For under 25s. The mix gives you the information and support you need to deal with issues you find embarrassing, weird questions, and various other topics.
- www.healthtalk.org - Healthtalk.org provides free, reliable information about health issues, by sharing people's real-life experiences. You can watch people sharing their stories about cancer, autism, motor-neurone disease, pregnancy, drugs, depression and much more.
- www.papyrus-uk.org - Prevention of young suicide. PAPYRUS exists to reduce the number of young people who take their own lives by shattering the stigma around suicide and equipping young people and their communities with the skills to recognise and respond to suicidal behaviour.
Getting help to overcome abuse: a quick guide for young people receiving support. - "You don’t have to live in silence, feel trapped or be alone any more." The guide helps young people to understand what is meant by abuse and neglect and describes how they might feel because of their experience. There are also links to other organisations that can help.
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