The Youth Health Service (drop-in, no appointment needed)
Thursdays 3-5pm Castlemilk Health Centre, Dougrie Drive, Glasgow.
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 atmosphere is friendly and relaxed and everything is confidential.
North West Glasgow
The Youth Health Service (YHS) operates a drop-in service for young people aged 12 - 19yrs. You can see a Doctor or a Nurse without an appointment to discuss any aspect of your health including your physical, emotional or sexual health, and come with a friend if that’s easier. Physical activities with the help of a gym instructor can be accessed at the Maryhill YHS. You can take part in workshops about issues young people have concerns about eg: alcohol, drugs, nutrition, sexual health, nutrition and body image etc. There is a counselling service available where young people can talk about all sorts of problems or worries like family break up, anger management, stress or anxiety. For counselling appointments please contact us on the number above. We also have a dedicated Young Persons worker from Jobs and Business Glasgow (JBG) who can offer support on education, employment , training and CVs etc. You can just come along and chat to Youth Workers or just chill out in the waiting area.
YHS@Drumchapel, Drumchapel Health Centre, 80-90 Kinfauns Drive, Drumchapel, Glasgow G15 7TS. Tuesday evenings 6.00-8.30pm.
YHS @ Possilpark, Possilpark Health and Care Centre, 99 Saracen Street, G22 5AP. Wednesday evenings 6.30 - 9.00 pm
Youth Health Service, Maryhill Health Centre, 41 Shawpark Street, Glasgow G20 9DR. Thursday evenings 6.30 - 9.00 pm
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. Contact address is: Templeton Business Centre, 62 Templeton Street, Bridgeton, Glasgow G40 1DA Tel: 0141 277 7515.
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: www.sandyford.org
Weigh To Go Free Weight Management Programme
Weigh to Go (WTG) is a free service for young people aged 16-18 yrs who are overweight and want to loose or manage their weight.
It incorporates ongoing support from Youth Health Service nurses, commercial weight management services - Scottish Slimmers, Weight Watchers and Slimming World, and physical activity via Glasgow Life.
The programme aims to promote healthy sustainable and successful weight loss, increase physical activity and improve confidence and self esteem.
To join, you must live in Glasgow City and have a BMI (Body Mass Index) of more than 25.
For more information and to join contact : The Youth Health Service on 0141 531 8718.
Other useful websites...
Get the Lowdown www.getthelowdown.co.uk
Young Booze Busters: www.youngboozebusters.com/
Know the Score: http://knowthescore.info/
Child Protection: www.glasgowchildprotection.org.uk
Glasgow City Council,Looked After Young People: https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=5462
Young Scot: www.youngscot.org
Glasgow Life: www.glasgowlife.org.uk/young-glasgow/Pages/home.aspx
Young Person’s Befriending Service: www.volunteerglasgow.org/projects/ypbs/
Youthpoint Glasgow: www.aberlour.org.uk/
Homeless UK: www.homelessuk.org/details.asp?id=UK17446