Young person’s support
Affinity Care offer a young person contact service across all our GP practices this is ran by our specialist young persons advanced nurse practitioner and a team of youth workers and social prescribers, offering a variety of services to support young people with any health and wellbeing need.
Any discussion about you’re their health can be discussed on a safe, holistic and confidential place.
- Managing stress
- Young carer support
- Sexual health
- Drugs and Alcohol
- Any health concerns
- Referral to community activities
Support can be:
- Face to Face
We also offer a range of social activities and emotional wellbeing support through our Youth Social Prescribing Service – Hale
Please call the practice to book an appointment.
Confidentiality is important to us
Confidential information includes:
- anything you say
- anything someone writes about you
- details of any treatment you’ve had
Talking to health workers
You can talk to health professionals about anything to do with your health.
Health professionals must keep your information confidential if you talk to them about something personal, such as:
- drugs and alcohol
- feeling down
- Sexual Health (Locala)
- Drugs and Alcohol support
- Young carers app (iphone)
- Young carers app (android)
- Emotional Health and Wellbeing
- ThinkNinja – Young Person’s Mental Health App
If you need someone to talk to:
Childline offers a free and confidential service for any child up to 19 years. You can contact the counsellor for anything at all….
Samaratians – if something is troubling you, you can contact them 24hours a day.
Kooth is an online mental wellbeing community. Access free, safe and anonymous mental health support (this is not an emergency support service).