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YouthTube - for young people in Hampshire

Health and relationships

1. NHS

Remember when you start college or university you may need to get a new GP and Dentist.  

2. Depression

If you are a young person and you feel down or depressed, this booklet produced by Young Minds is for you. It talks about how normal it is for people to feel up or down at different times, but highlights the difference between these feelings and more serious longer-term depression which can make daily life difficult.

The ‘In School Stay Cool’ booklet is aimed particularly at those young people starting secondary school. This booklet highlights worries that young people can have, such as school work, exams, making friends, fitting in, feeling under pressure, being bullied, not wanting to go to school and not getting on with a teacher. It then suggests ways young people can cope and manage these difficulties.

Growing up and leaving childhood entering adulthood is both exciting but can be daunting. Aimed at 16-18 year-olds, the Entering Adulthood booklet examines the excitement, fears, uncertainty and difficulties associated with the transition from childhood to adulthood and suggests ways of coping.

3. Self Harm

4. Self Esteem

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5. Peer Pressure

Peer pressure is feeling like you have to do something just because all your friends are doing it. It's OK to say no and make your own choices. Did you know many young people face the challenges of peer pressure. Examples of this can be feeling like you have to:

Just remember real friends will not try and change you, they will accept you for who you are, they will not ask you to do things you are not comfortable with. If you feel the pressure of your peers please tell someone. Talking can always help.

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6. Home life

Here are a few tips to make your home life a little better:

If you are a young carer, sometimes you may need some extra support. Contact your local Young Carers Project for details on how they can make life easier for you or visit

to talk to other young carers.

7. Partners and Sexual Health

If you are lesbian, gay or bisexual, you may find it difficult to discuss your sexuality with your friends and family.  FFLAG (Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)  is a national voluntary organisation dedicated to supporting parents and their lesbian, gay and bisexual sons and daughters, with help lines across the UK, and useful links to resources. They produce two useful booklets 'How do I tell my parents?' and 'A guide for families and friends of lesbians and gays' which are available online. These are also available in Urdu and Hindi.

Sexually transmitted infections (STI) are mainly passed from one person to another during sexual contact. There are at least 25 different sexually transmitted diseases with a range of different symptoms

If you are living with HIV or know someone how is and you would like help and support. Please contact your local clinic, doctor and they will be able to sign post you onto organisations which will be able to support you

Pozitude has been designed by young people for young people, who are HIV positive.

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8. Internet Safety

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Are you in danger? Being abused? Or know someone that is? Don't suffer in silence - call for help!

9. Mobile Phone Safety

10. Bereavement

11. Alcohol

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12. Drugs

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13. Smoking

14. Out and About


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