The online portal for mental health services in Hertfordshire and West, Mid and North East Essex. “According to the Health and Social Care Information Centre (2009), it is estimated that one in four people in the UK experience mental health problems such as depression, stress and anxiety, in a given year”.
Mental Health Services
One in four people in the UK experience a mental health problem at some point that affects their daily life, relationships or physical health. Mental health problems can affect anyone, regardless of age, race, gender or social background. Without care and treatment, mental health problems can have a serious effect on an individual and those around them.
Thurrock Sexual Health Service
We provide a free, confidential, non-judgemental service available to the people of Thurrock regardless of sex, age, ethnic origin and sexual orientation.
0300 303 9970
It can be very difficult to talk to people when you’re having problems with your mental health. Doc Ready helps you prepare for the first time you visit a Doctor to discuss your mental health.
Young Minds is leading the fight for a future where all young minds are supported and empowered, whatever their challenges.
The Mix is the UK’s leading support service for young people. There to help young people take on any challenge they are facing – from mental health to money problems, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs. Talk to them online or by using their free, confidential helpline.
0808 808 4994
Want someone to understand or advice to help a friend? Kooth offers free, safe and anonymous online support for young people.
Consent to treatment for young people
Like adults, young people (aged 16 or 17) are presumed to have sufficient capacity to decide on their own medical treatment, unless there's significant evidence to suggest otherwise.
Whether you’re moving to secondary school, jumping into the world of work, starting a new relationship or just feeling a bit stressed, we’ve asked those who’ve been through it to share their wisdom.