Children and Teenagers
Our Health Visitors can be contacted directly on 01252 533040 - there is an answer machine so please ensure you leave contact details and details of the child. They are responsible for children up to the age of 5 years and are happy to discuss any concerns you may have.
Alternatively there is a text messaging service called ChatHealth or the Hampshire Healthy Families where more information and service updates will be posted: http://www.hampshirehealthyfamilies.org.uk/.
Please be advised that the Child Health Advice Clinics continue to remain closed at this time. This is being reviewed on an ongoing basis following current Government and NHS England guidance.
Parents of Teenagers:
The Family Information Services Hub has helpful information about all services and agencies for families and can be accessed by the following link: Family Information and Services Hub
For information on a range of topics relating to childrens’ health, visit the Healthier Together website at here - Healthier Together
Step By Step – offer a free NHS funded counselling service to young people aged 11-18. For details of how to refer please visit https://www.stepbystep.org.uk/young-people/mental-health/counselling/
Crisis line for young people: Hampshire only Havant and East Hants Mind has launched a crisis line for children and young people aged 11-17. This service is available Monday to Thursday, 3pm until 8.30pm. Freephone 0300 3031590. Click here for more information.
The leaflet below is a guide for parents and carers coping with self harm, which may help if you think your child maybe at risk.
Coping with Self-Harm