We have a range of services specifically for young people.

South Glasgow

The Youth Health Service (drop-in, no appointment needed)
Thursdays 3-5pm

Castlemilk Health Centre,

Dougrie Drive, Glasgow.

 

North West

YHS @ Possilpark,
Possilpark Health and Care Centre,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 99 Saracen Street,
Glasgow,
G22 5AP.
Wednesday evenings 6.30 - 9.00 pm  and Thursday evenings 6.30 - 9.00pm

Youth Health Service,
Maryhill Health Centre,
41 Shawpark Street,
Glasgow,
G20 9DR.
0141 531 8718
Thursday evenings 6.30 - 9.30 pm


Website: www.yhs-ng.co.uk

The service operates on a drop-in basis for young people aged 12-19 ONLY. See a Doctor or a Nurse without an appointment, with a friend if that’s easier. Access physical activity opportunities with the help of a fitness instructor. Take part in workshops about issues young people have concerns about eg: cyber-bullying, vandalism, internet safety and looking good. Talk to a Counsellor about problems like family break-up, anger management, loss or addiction problems (smoking or binge drinking). Chat to Youth Workers about what’s on in the area or just chill out. Have support to stop smoking.

North East

H4U Youth Health - H4U Youth Health works in partnership with existing youth organisations in North East Glasgow to help improve their health improvement focus. For further details, please contact:
Jennifer Johnstone,
Easterhouse Health Centre,
9 Auchinlea Road,
Easterhouse,
Glasgow, G34 9QU.
Tel: 0141 232 7213.

Listening Ear is a counselling service for 10-19 year olds who live, work or are educated in East Glasgow. We provide a relaxed, friendly atmosphere in our venues, all over East Glasgow. This means you choose where we see you. You can call us yourself or a concerned adult can call on your behalf. This may be a parent/carer, older sibling, member of the family, friend, youth worker, pastoral care teacher, doctor. All we would ask is that they have discussed this with you beforehand. When you call you only need to give us contact details. Information
Listening Ear,
90 Kerr Street ,
Bridgeton,
Glasgow G20 2QP.
Tel: 0141 531 3390.


The NHS also runs clinics especially for young people. Known as The Place, the clinics are part of the Sandyford and there you can get information, advice and support on a range of subjects including puberty, emotional health, sexually transmitted diseases, sex and drugs/alcohol, and much more. Click here for more information and to find out where your local Place is.

Other useful websites...

For information on alcohol, see the Young Booze Busters site or click Drink Smarter.

For information and advice on drugs, click here.

If you are worried about your own safety or the safety of someone else, here's where you find help and information.

Information for young people who are being looked after by the City Council can be found here.

Are you a young carer? Click here. See also here.

For information about Young Scot, click here.

Want to know what's on in Glasgow or keep fit? See the Glasgow Life website.

 

See also:

Young Person's Befriending Service

Youthpoint Glasgow

Homeless UK

 

 
If you need or know someone who may need advice/support on: Relationships, Stress, Alcohol, Spots, bulllying, drugs, help to stop smoking or information about your health come along to the Youth Health Service. There is also a counselling service available.  You can come along to the service or call 0141 276 5202 for an appointment or more information.
 
The service is open to all young people.  You don't need an appointment and you can bring a friend along.  The atomosphere is friendly and relaxed and everything is confidential.