Young People Services
We provide confidential, non-judgemental services to young people who need care/advice. Services offered at South Meadow/Dedworth surgeries are contraceptive clinic, STI screening (including HIV), pregnancy advice, emergency contraception, counselling and general sexual health/awareness advice. All appointments are strictly confidential with a female nurse.
Alternatively, you can contact The Garden Clinic, based in Upton Hospital Slough, who ofer a 'one stop shop' for all your sexual health needs. They will try and meet all your needs in one visit. The clinic offers a walk-in service and an appointment system. In addition, they have a special SpeakEasy Clinic for those aged 18 years and under. To contact the Garden Clinic, please call 01753 635302, or click on this link to reach their comprehensive website http://www.sexualhealth.berkshirehealthcare.nhs.uk
Counselling can be arranged through your GP, or you may like to speak to Talking Therapies, who can help people 18+ with problems such as anxiety, depression, stress and phobias. Talking therapies are a friendly and approachable service that helps people with these problems. You can contact them directly by phone on 0300 365 2000, email:firstname.lastname@example.org or to reach their website, click on http://www.talkingtherapies.berkshire.nhs.uk
For young people and children aged under 19yrs, a great website to look at is http://www.childline.org.uk. ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of 19. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor about anything - no problem is to big or too small. Common issues are: School and College, Bullying, Self Harm, Feelings and Emotions, Self Harm, My body (a more comprehensive list is available to view on the website) Call free on 0800 1111, and have a 1-2-1 chat online or send an email.
For drugs advice, http://www.talktofrank.com 0300 123 6600 a confidential helpline for anyone in the UK concerned about drug use. The website gives good advice on drugs and alcohol, if you are worried about yourself, a family member or a friend.