16-25 Health


Diabetes UK provide information and advice for young adults with diabetes, including information on how to manage your symptoms as part of an independent life.

Medway Sexual Health offer a range of answers and advice on sexual health, relationships, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and contraception, including emergency contraception. They can also provide chlamydia self-testing kit.

The Kent C Card and app helps people aged 19 and under nearby locations where they can obtain free contraceptives throughout Kent.

Teenage Health Freak have information on everything from contraception to pregnancy, infections to virginity.

A complete guide to various contraceptive options is available from Talk Choice.

The Family Planning Association can help you find a clinic offering free contraception, sexually transmitted disease testing and treatments.

Marie Stopes International is the UK’s leading provider of sexual health and reproductive healthcare services.

NHS Choices offer a guide to teenage pregnancy support.


The Medway Citizens Advice Bureau can offer free advice on housing, benefits, debt, and a number of other issues.

Homeless UK provide advice services, day centres and hostels.

The Salvation Army can provide support for homeless people.


Tips on a healthy diet and advice on losing weight can be found via A Better Medway.

Information on calories, dieting, eating disorders, fat, and more on Teenage Health Freak.

MyFitnessPal is a diet and fitness community built around helping you achieve your weight loss goals.

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Advice and information on alcohol units via A Better Medway.

Teenage Health Freak offers advice on alcohol addiction, binge drinking, and hangovers.

Medway Alcohol Services provide community based specialist services for people who need more intensive forms of help for their alcohol misuse disorders.


Talk to FRANK for friendly, confidential, and honest advice on drugs.

Information on giving up smoking and ways to make this easier are available from A Better Medway.

Details on smoking, what’s in cigarettes and how to quit from Teenage Health Freak.

Smokefree Medway offer a range of drop-in clinics and face and face groups to help people give up smoking.

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Advice on how to get more active and deal with things like stress are available from Live It Well.

ChildLine can provide someone to listen to you discuss any problems you’d like to at any time of day.

Guides on issues including anger, self-harm, depression, and suicidal thoughts are available from Teenage Health Freak.

Local education establishments offer a number of counselling services for students, including Midkent College, UCA, and the University of Kent.

Connexions provide information, advice, and guidance for 13-19 year olds.

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You should be registered with a local NHS dentist. To find one, please visit the NHS Choices website.

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