Telephone Number: 01749 342314

Advice for young people

General Advice

Samaritans are available round the clock, every single day of the year. Talk to them any time you like, in your own way, about whatever’s getting to you. Calls are free and won’t show on your bill.
Telephone 116 123Samaritans website
Whatever your worry – it’s better out than in.
Telephone 0800 1111 (Call Free)Childline website
NCH Support Workers
Practical help and information for 11 – 18 years olds in Somerset
Taunton Telephone01823 256969/259444
Yeovil Telephone01935 474973
Frome Telephone01373 451307
Somerset Eating Disorders Association
Beat is the leading UK charity for people with eating disorders and their families.
Telephone 0808 801 0677Beat Website
Victim Support
Advice service for victims of crime including sex crimes.
Telephone 0808 168 9111 (Call Free)Victim Support website

Addiction Advice

Information, help & advice on any drug related issue
Telephone 0300 123 6600Talk to Frank website
NHS Smokefree
Support on how to stop smoking
Telephone 0300 123 1044NHS Smoke Free website
Somerset Drug and Alcohol Service (SDAS)
SDAS website
Telephone 0300 303 8788

Sexual Health Advice

Somerset Wide Integrated Sexual Health Service
Provides a ‘one stop shop’ which offers free and open-access to contraceptive and sexual health services to support healthy sexual and reproductive choices.
Telephone 0300 124 5010Swish Services website
Sexually Transmitted Infections
Genita-Urinary Medicine (GUM) Clinics provide free testing & treatment
Telephone 0300 1245010
Emergency Contraception
You have 3 days in which to act to try and prevent a pregnancy. Help is available from any GP who provides contraceptive services or from Contraceptive and Sexual Health Service (see above). During Bank Holidays emergency contraception may be obtained through Accident & Emergency Depts.