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Lewisham Compass @ The Hub

A free, confidential health and wellbeing service for children and young people who need support with issues related to drugs, alcohol, emotional and mental health and sexual health. The service works with anyone between the ages of 10-19 (up to 25 with evidenced additional needs). Compass@THEHUB works in partnership with Kooth to deliver a free …

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Doc Ready

We know that it can be difficult to talk to people when you’re having difficulties with your mental health. Doc Ready helps you get ready for the first time you visit a doctor to discuss your mental health. Further information about Docready

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Early Years Alliance

A wide range of support offered, including parenting classes/support for challenging behaviour, based around the Lewisham Children’s Centres

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Parent Support Group

Parent Support Group (PSG) works with parents, carers and young people. There is a helpline, support, counselling, drop-ins and a residential workshop. Website

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Kooth.com

www.kooth.com provides free online support and counselling for young people in Lewisham and for vulnerable groups of young people in Lewisham. Website

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School Aged Services

A comprehensive school age service to young people in the local community, schools and youth centres. The school nursing team aims to help children & young people aged 5-16 years achieve optimal health. To help enable this, the service provides confidential advice and guidance on a range of issues including nutrition, exercise, smoking, emotional wellbeing, …

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Breastfeeding Support

Breastfeeding is the most natural start to life for a baby and can have lifelong health benefits for both mother and baby.  Breastfeeding protects the baby against ear and chest infections, stomach upsets, diarrhoea, asthma, eczema, allergies and even obesity. Breastfeeding mothers are less likely to develop breast and ovarian cancer and osteoporosis later in life. …

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Health Visitors

Health visitors are registered nurses or midwives with a specialist qualification in public health. They work with families who have children between the ages of 0 and five. There are five key stages in your child’s development when you will be contacted by your health visitor: Before your baby is born (when you are around 30 …

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