Health Services Links

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Alcohol

Alcoholics Anonymous email help@alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk or call 0845 769 7555

Al-Anon for support for anyone who is or has been affected by someone else’s drinking. Call 020 7403 0888 (10am-10pm 365 days a weeks)

Aquarius a free confidential service to anyone with or affected by someone else's alcohol, drugs or gambling problems. Call 0121 711 3732 0121 711 3732

Blood Pressure

Blood Pressure UK - the UK charity dedicated to lowering the nation's blood pressure to prevent disability and death from stroke and heart disease

Using a home blood pressure monitor

Bullying

Bullying UK Part of family lives

Support Line Confidential Emotional Support for Children, Young Adults and Adults

Carers

Solihull Carers A support network for carers, including children

University Hospitals Birmingham Carer Coordinator Service

Carer_coordinator_service_information_for_GP_practices.pdf

Diabetes

BD Diabetes - information and resources

Contraception for Women with Diabetes - pdf leaflet

Diabetes and breastfeeding - pdf leaflet

Safer Pregnancy in Diabetes - pdf leaflet

What is Gestational Diabetes -pdf leaflet

Domestic Violence

Here to listen Womens Aid  We are a grassroots federation working together to provide life-saving services and build a future where domestic violence is not tolerated. 

The Hide Out Until Children and Young people are safe

Drugs

Talk to Frank Free & Confidential Drugs Information and advice 24hrs/day (0800 77 66 00)

Epilepsy

Epilepsy Action http://www.epilepsy.org.uk/ 0808 800 5050

Mental Health

Healthy Minds - Psychological 1-2-1 Therapy for patients suffering with depression or anxiety-related problems; self-referral available

Time for You - Youth Counselling (0121 643 1638)

Sexual Health & Pregnancy

Umbrella

Brook - Counselling & Sexual Health Advice (under 25's drop-in & appts 0121 643 5341)

FPA (The Family Planning Association) - 'talking sense about sex'

Planning to become Pregnant - pdf leaflet

The Family Support Centre Shirley - Unplanned Pregnancy? Had an abortion? Start a journey of recovery (Free, confidential & impartial advice 24/7 Helpline on 0121 744 8838 or 07890 301909)

Smoking

Find your Free Local NHS Service for Stopping Smoking 

Smoke Free - Telephone (0800 622 6968) for advice and information on quitting smoking

Quit51 - Telephone (0800 622 6968) or text smokefree to 66777 for advice and information on quitting smoking

Weight Control/Diet/Exercise

Balance of Good Health Plate - click to enlarge pic

Docspot - Solihull GP Exercise referral scheme

The Balance of Good Health - pdf leaflet (food types)