Teenage and Young Adult Information

Updated August 2019

Here at the surgery we understand the importance of providing an accessible and confidential service for our young people. There can be some confusing or conflicting advice about potentially delicate or embarrassing situations.

We hope this area will give you access to useful links.

Teenage years can be a difficult time for all involved. By clicking on the link below, you can find information on conditions that teenagers might be particularly interested in, such as acne, contraception and sensible drinking. Mental health and healthy living are also covered.

Visiting your GP when you are worried about your mental health can be a daunting experience. It’s hard to know what to expect, what to say and whether they will understand you. To help with your questions and making the most of mental health related GP visits for young people click here.

KOOTH.com is a FREE, ANONYMOUS, CONFIDENTIAL website where young people (11-25 year olds) can go to for help

> Drop-in chats
> Booked 1:1 sessions
> Themed message forums and lots more

87% of KOOTH.com users prefer online counselling so visit their website by clicking here. This link can be intermittent - go to https://kooth.com/ if it does not take you straight though.

The information shop is a local support service for young people aged 13-25. They are currently offering a helpline during the pandemic. Please look at their website for further information of what they can offer. Here is the link to their website The Information Shop


For teen girls health click link below

For teen boys health click link below

The national HPV vaccination programme is being extended to eligible boys from 1 September 2019 - for more information please click here

YES service - For more information about this Youth Emotional Support please click here.

beating eating disorders - contact them on:

beat Helpline: 0845 634 1414

beat Youthline: 0845 634 7650
Text: 07786 20 18 20

Online 1-2-1: click here

FindItOut centres are located across West Sussex. To find out where, opening times and what is going on locally, all our information is on the Your Space website. To access the website click here.

If you are a young person browsing this site, here are more links you might find useful:-

Your Space general pages are now


Chi find it out


General Find it out


CGL - Change, Grow, Live - is a support and advice network for West Sussex Children and Young People's Drug and Alcohol Wellbeing Service. To access information about the service please click here.


For information, and drop-in opening times for Sexual Health Clinics in the local area please click on the links below

For Chichester area please click here

For Portsmouth area please click here



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