Young People

Young People

Kent Youth Health

This service is for children and young people who are school-age, between ages of four and 19.

Kent County Council

Information, guidance and support from your local council.
03000 41 22 22

Maidstone Sexual Health Services

You can come along to any of our confidential services for advice, tests and treatment, but we do suggest that you look at our weekly list of clinic services in your area before you call us. If you are over 16 years of age and live in Kent and you are just looking for a check-up you can order a home testing kit.
01622 225713

Doc Ready

It can be very difficult to talk to people when you’re having problems with your mental health. Doc Ready helps you prepare for the first time you visit a Doctor to discuss your mental health.

Young Minds

Young Minds is leading the fight for a future where all young minds are supported and empowered, whatever their challenges.

The Mix

The Mix is the UK’s leading support service for young people. There to help young people take on any challenge they are facing – from mental health to money problems, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs. Talk to them online or by using their free, confidential helpline.
0808 808 4994

Kooth

Want someone to understand or advice to help a friend? Kooth offers free, safe and anonymous online support for young people.

Consent to treatment for young people

Like adults, young people (aged 16 or 17) are presumed to have sufficient capacity to decide on their own medical treatment, unless there's significant evidence to suggest otherwise.

Bitesize

Whether you’re moving to secondary school, jumping into the world of work, starting a new relationship or just feeling a bit stressed, we’ve asked those who’ve been through it to share their wisdom.