Young People and Parents
There is a host of advice and help available, surrounding a whole range of issues involving young people and young parents
Our team at the surgery are only too happy to guide you about any of your health care needs; whether it be a GP, Reception / Administrator, Nurse, GP Assistant, Advance Nurse Practitioner, Secretary or Pharmacist
If you feel you would like some privacy to discuss this whilst at reception please just ask and we can speak with you somewhere more private. Alternatively please complete a privacy slip available from reception
Click on this link for an easy to keep handout
The surgery provides chlamydia screening for patients.
Please ask at reception for details - a privacy slip can be completed at reception if you wish your conversation to be discreet.
Results can be text messaged to you therefore please inform us of your correct mobile contact number
Family Planning and Contraception Services
Did you know we offer family planning and contraception services? All you need to do is make an appointment with the Nurse or Doctor who can guide you through all the choices available through the NHS
Coil and contraception implants and removal are available at this surgery. This service is also available to patients who are NOT registered at the practice .
Please contact reception to book an appointment
CAYP Groups are held in Preston & Chorley the first Thursday of the month 6:00pm-7:30pm. For further information call 01772 528400 or email [email protected]
Provided below are a few websites you may like to click on to find out more information on Contraception, Sexual Health,Young Peoples Services, Drugs and Alcohol, Children and Parenting Concerns
Young people & Online Safety
You may be interested in some general information about young people and online safety – here are some useful links;
http://www.swgflstore.com which features popular resources such as the Social Media checklists and So You Got Naked Online
If you require urgent help, the following may be useful:
If you are at risk of harm, please call 999 or contact your local Police.
If you believe a child is at risk you can contact CEOP via http://www.ceop.police.uk/, the NSPCC on 0808 800 5000, or your local safeguarding board.
For other support you may consider contacting one of the following organisations;-
The Sanctuary (0300 003 7029 ) helps people who are struggling to cope - experiencing depression, anxiety, panic attacks or in crisis. You can call them between 8pm and 6am every night.There are other depression charities.
Students Against Depression is a website for students who are depressed, have a low mood or are having suicidal thoughts. Bullying UK is a website for both children and adults affected by bullying studentsagainstdepression.org Childline (0800 1111 ) runs a helpline for children and young people in the UK. Calls are free and the number won’t show up on your phone bill.
PAPYRUS (0800 068 41 41) is a voluntary organisation supporting teenagers and young adults who are feeling suicidal.
Depression Alliance is a charity for people with depression. It doesn’t have a helpline, but offers a wide range of useful resources and links to other relevant information depressionalliance.org CALM (0800 58 58 58) thecalmzone.net has a helpline is for men who are down or have hit a wall for any reason, who need to talk or find information and support. They're open 5pm to midnight, 365 days a year.
Samaritans (116 123) samaritans.org operates a 24-hour service available every day of the year. If you prefer to write down how you’re feeling, or if you’re worried about being overheard on the phone, you can email Samaritans at [email protected] , write to Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK, PO Box 9090, STIRLING, FK8 2SA and visit www.samaritans.org/branches to find your nearest branch.
Anorexia & Bulimia Care: ABC provide on-going care, emotional support and practical guidance for anyone affected by eating disorders, those struggling personally and parents, families and friends. Helpline: 03000 11 12 13. www.anorexiabulimiacare.org.uk/
Beat Eating Disorders: Beat provides helplines for adults and young people offering support and information about eating disorders. These helplines are free to call from all phones. Adult Helpline: 0808 801 0677, Studentline: 0808 801 0811, Youthline: 0808 801 0711. www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk