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Improving your mental and physical wellbeing
TALKWORKS are there to help you feel better about life, and to help you feel like yourself again. Their service is for people aged 18+. Whether you’re dealing with an overwhelming life event, feeling like you’re stuck in a rut that you can’t get out of, having sleepless nights or living with a long term health condition that leaves you struggling to cope, we are here to help.
Please be assured that accessing TALKWORKS is simple and easy. They have short waiting times for you to be seen for your first appointment, and a range of approaches and talking therapies for you to try, to see what works best for you.
Information to help you understand and support children and young people’s speech, language and communication.
Being pregnant and having a baby is thought of as a happy and exciting time. However, for some women and new parents, it doesn't always feel this way and can be an extremely overwhelming experience.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our lives, it’s a difficult time to be having a baby. With less support groups, increased health worries and less contact with loved ones, we're here to help you cope during this stressful transition.
Learning to talk for 2 - 3 year olds
You and your child will see a member of your health visiting team at about 2 to 2-and-a-half years to talk about your child’s development. If your child goes to nursery, they will also have a progress review with their key worker.
If your child needs a little extra support, your health visitor and nursery can help. They may also put you in touch with a speech and language therapy team, or signpost you to local activities.
Down-to-earth parenting advice you can trust. We’re on hand to support parents, when you need us. Browse our articles on the most common parenting questions from our experts. Or talk one-to-one with a qualified parenting coach about anything that’s worrying you. It’s all free, and no topic is too big, small, or embarrassing.
Four films entitled ‘through the eyes of a child’ for parents of children between birth and 3 years. The Communication Trust films are full of useful advice on how parents can encourage their child to talk and interact with them:
CEOP helps any child or young person under the age of 18 who is being pressured, forced or tricked into taking part in sexual activity of any kind. This can be something that has taken place either online or in ‘the real world’, or both.
The CEOP Safety Centre has clear information and advice on what can be reported to CEOP, the reporting process and what will happen if you do decide to make a report. You can visit the CEOP Safety Centre and make a report directly to CEOP by clicking the Click CEOP link.
If you are experiencing online bullying or something else online has worried you please speak to an adult you trust, or you can talk to Childline at any time on 0800 1111
What support will I receive after my baby is born?
The next time you’ll see your public health nurse (health visitor) will be when your baby is between 10 and 14 days old, when you’ll receive a home visit.
Our services for you and your baby
We have many services to support you with your new baby. These include visits from one of our health professionals, our new My developing baby group, child health clinic, baby massage and lots more.
How do I keep my child safe online?
More and more learning and play is online, but you need to keep your child safe when the internet and technology is developing at such a continued fast pace.