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ChatHealth

ChatHealth is a new way for young people to get advice and support around health related issues directly from the School Health Service.  It is a safe and secure messaging service which protects confidentiality and anonymity and is monitored by a team of trained school nurses. Young people aged between 11 and 16 can text for advice on all kinds of health issues, such as sexual health, emotional health and wellbeing, bullying, healthy eating and any general health concerns. The service has increased young people's access to the school health service and is provided Monday to Friday 9am-4pm including school holidays.

Admission:

Young people text in to the designated number - 07507330205

Location:

Community, School Health Service

Hours:

Monday to Friday 9am-4pm, including school holidays.

Contact Details:

07507330205

Additional Support:

A confidential and anonymous text messaging service for young people to text the school health service for help and support with their health needs.

Staff:

Anna Davies (ChatHealth Lead)

Sam Shaw (Clinical Head of Service)

Susan Warren

Sarah Jennings

Marcia McCaughey

Eileen Gill

Clare Dalton

Amanda Tomkinson

Gina Cashinella

Additional Information:

The service also facilitates face to face contact with school nurses, making it is a great way for increasing young people's access to the School Health Service and for health needs to be addressed quickly and easily.

Awards / Recognitions:

We're Proud of You Awards 2016 for Brilliant Ideas