Health

Beat

Beat supports people across the UK who are affected by eating disorders. They have a youth phone helpline, local support groups, and a website that includes information, message boards and online chat.

Web: http://www.b-eat.co.uk

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Drinkaware

Drinkaware is an independent UK-wide charity that aims to promote responsible drinking. Their website provides information on your recommended alcohol intake, as well as alcohol’s effect on physical and mental health.

Web: http://www.drinkaware.co.uk

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FRANK

FRANK is a helpline that offers free confidential drugs information and advice 24 hours a day. Information is also available via email, text and their website.

Web: http://www.talktofrank.com

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Male health

Run by UK charity, Men’s Health Forum, the Male health website provides information and advice for men on a range of health issues. There is a specific section for men aged 16-30, which deals with issues such as sexually-transmitted infections, mental health, road accidents, and leaving home.

Web: http://www.malehealth.co.uk

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Mind

Mind is a charity that helps people take control of their mental health, by offering information and advice through their website, information lines and a network of local branches across England and Wales.

Web: http://www.mind.org.uk

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NHS Choices

The NHS Choices website has information about cancer, diagnosis, treatments and services. There's also information for young people with cancer up to the age of 24. You can use the website to find out about other health conditions. 

Web: http://www.nhs.uk

You can also use the NHS 111 service, a free-to-call non-emergency number in England and Scotland, for when you need medical help, but it isn't a 999 emergency. 

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Quit

Quit provides practical help, advice and support to help people stop smoking. 

Web: http://www.quit.org.uk

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Youthhealthtalk

The Youthhealthtalk website contains articles and videos that capture young people’s experiences of a range of health and lifestyle issues, including teenage cancer. Their sister site, Healthtalkonline, also has a specific cancer section, where people have shared their experiences of different types of cancer.

Web: http://www.youthhealthtalk.org/

Web: http://www.healthtalk.org/peoples-experiences/cancer

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YoungMinds

YoungMinds is a charity that promotes the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people across the UK. On their website, young people can find out more information about mental health conditions, treatments and their rights.

Web: http://www.youngminds.org.uk

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