We have a range of services specifically for young people.
The Youth Health Service (drop-in, no appointment needed) Castlemilk Health Centre, Dougrie Drive, Glasgow. Thursdays 3-5pm
YHS @ Drumchapel,
Drumchapel Health Centre
80-90 Kinfauns Drive
Tuesday evenings 6.00 - 8.30 pm
YHS @ Possilpark,
Possilpark Health and Care Centre
99 Saracen Street
Wednesday evenings 6.30 - 9.00 pm
Youth Health Service,
Maryhill Health Centre,
41 Shawpark Street,
0141 531 8718
Thursday evenings 6.30 - 9.30 pm
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.
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:
Easterhouse Health Centre,
9 Auchinlea Road,
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
90 Kerr Street ,
Glasgow G20 2QP.
Tel: 0141 531 3390.
The requirements to join Weigh To Go are:
· Live in Glasgow City
· Must be 16, 17 or 18
· Have a BMI over 25
What is Weigh To Go?
· This service is for young people who are overweight and want to lose or manage their weight.
· Weigh To Go incorporates ongoing support from a Weigh To Go nurse, Commercial Weight Management Services and physical activity to promote healthy, sustainable and successful weight loss.
· Glasgow Life support the physical activity element of the programme, and Scottish Slimmers, Weight Watchers and Slimming World provide weight loss support.
How can I access Weigh To Go?
For more information on this service or to book an appointment, call the YHS on 0141 531 8718
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 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.
For information about Young Scot, click here.
Want to know what's on in Glasgow or keep fit? See the Glasgow Life website.
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.