Resources for: Sexual Health and Relationships

Accurate information about relationships and sexual health means young people can learn about the emotional, social and physical aspects of relationships and wellbeing.  This helps to develop positive relationships with yourself and others based on respect and equality.

13. Awkward Moments

Awkward Moments

Awkward Moments worked with young people across Scotland to create these films to help improve conversations about sex and consent.

Web: www.awkwardmoments.co.uk

Website Online National Free
26. C A L M

Campaign Against Living Miserably

CALM has a website, helpline 5pm -midnight and webchat open 365 days a year, offering practical suggestions for all of life's problems - whether that's anxiety, relationship concerns, health worries, money worries or suicidal thoughts.

Helpline number: 0800 58 58 58

Web: www.thecalmzone.net/

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32. Childline No Text

Childline

Childline Counselling service for children and young people in the UK. Phone, talk to a counsellor online, send Childline an email or post on the message boards.

Helpline number: 0800 11 11

Web: www.childline.org.uk

Helpline Online Telephone National Free
43. Crisis Counselling

Crisis Counselling (Erskine Counselling)

Crisis Counselling offers counselling therapy to children and young people aged 10 and over experiencing emotional and mental health difficulties. Referral through Education services.

Web: www.crisiscounselling.co.uk/

Services & somewhere to go School Referral Local Free
48. Ditch Label

Ditch the Label

Ditch the Label helps young people aged 12-25 years navigate the issues affecting them the most; from mental health and bullying to identity and relationships.

Web: www.ditchthelabel.org/

Website Online International Free
61. Fumble

Fumble

Fumble is a digital sexual health and relationships education resource with reliable, relatable content on intimacy, relationships, identity, health and wellbeing.

Web: www.fumble.org.uk/

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81. LGBT Foundation

LGBT Foundation

LGBT Foundation is a national charity delivering advice, support and information services to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities.

Phone: 0345 3 30 30 30

Web: www.lgbt.foundation/

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82. LGBT Health And Wellbeing

LGBT Health and Wellbeing

Promoting the health, wellbeing and equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT+) adults (16+) in Scotland. We welcome the entire diversity of our LGBT+ community including non-binary, queer, intersex, asexual people and all identities under the LGBTQIA+ umbrella

Phone: 0300 123 2523

Web: www.lgbthealth.org.uk/

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83. LGBT Hero

LGBT Hero

LGBT HERO is the national health and wellbeing charity supporting over 100,000 LGBTQ+ people a month by providing trusted information, advice and various types of support including one-to-one, group and peer-support.

Web: www.lgbthero.org.uk/

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84. LGBT Youth Curriculum

LGBT Youth Curriculum

LGBT Mapping Across Curriculum for Excellence - offering pupils opportunities to understand LGBT identities and experiences.

Web: www.lgbtyouth.org.uk/media/1585/lgbtys-curriculum-inclusion.pdf

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91. Mermaids

Mermaids

Support for transgender, nonbinary and gender-diverse children, young people, and their families. Mermaids has evolved into one of the UK’s leading LGBTQ+ charities, empowering thousands of people with its secure online communities, local community groups, helpline services, web resources, events and residential weekends.

Helpline number: 0808 801 0400

Web: www.mermaidsuk.org.uk/

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93. Minded No Text

MindEd

MindEd is a free educational resource on children, young people, adults and older people's mental health. Find information for Professionals and Volunteers, for Education and Healthcare staff working in Education Settings, and for Parents and Carers.

Web: www.minded.org.uk/

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107. NHS Inform With Text

NHS Inform

NHS inform is Scotland's national health information service helping the people in Scotland to make informed decisions about their own health and the health of the people they care for. Also includes a service directory with details of health and wellbeing services across Scotland.

Web: www.nhsinform.scot

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120. Relationships Sex Health Parent

Relationships, Sexual Health and Parenthood Resource

The national resource for relationships, sexual health and parenthood (RSHP) education for children and young people. The resource can be used in early learning settings, schools, colleges and community-based learning. It is organised to sit within Curriculum for Excellence.

Web: www.rshp.scot/

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127.Sandyford Yp With Text

Sandyford (Young person)

Sandyford is the specialist sexual health service for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Services include STI services, contraception and abortion services and advice.

Phone: 0141 211 8130

Web: www.ypsandyford.scot/

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141. SHOUT

SHOUT Crisis text service

Shout is the UK's first and only free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope.

Helpline number: 85258 free text support service

Web: www.giveusashout.org/

Helpline Website Online Telephone National Free
154. The Mix

The Mix

The Mix is a UK based charity that provides free, confidential support for young people under 25 via online, social and mobile.

Phone: 0808 808 4994

Web: www.themix.org.uk/

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156. The Proud Trust

The Proud Trust

The Proud Trust is an LGBT+ organisation that supports LGBT+ young people through youth groups, peer support, mentoring programs and the Proud Connections chat service

Phone: 0161 660 3347

Web: www.theproudtrust.org/

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Free Condoms

Free Condom Service

Free Condoms Service provides Free Condoms to the population of NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde to anyone aged 13 or over. Both male and female condoms are available. The service can be used as often as required.

Web: www.freecondoms.scot/

Services & somewhere to go Online Self referral Local Free
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NSPCC

Everything we do protects children today and prevents abuse tomorrow, to transform society for every childhood.  Support and tips to help you keep children safe. From advice on children's mental health to staying safe online as well as support for parents. 

Web: https://www.nspcc.org.uk

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Consent

Consent It's Simple as Tea

A quick and simple animation explaining consent.

Web: https://youtu.be/pZwvrxVavnQ

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Right Decisions

Right Decisions - Sexual Health Good Practice Guidance Hub

This good practice guidance hub on relationships and sexual health is for carers and staff supporting care experienced children and young people. This is intended to be utilised across the six local authorities/HSCPs in the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde area.

Web: https://rightdecisions.scot.nhs.uk/ggc-sexual-health/

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Scottishconflictresolution

Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution

SCCR is a charity based in Edinburgh, Scotland with expertise in mediation. Their award-winning digital resources and free training and events improve understanding of conflict and emotional needs, to transform relationships and lives. The SCCR focuses on early intervention with young people and their families experiencing difficulties and conflict. 

Web: https://www.scottishconflictresolution.org.uk/

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Parenting Across Scotland Logo

Parenting Across Scotland

Parenting across Scotland is a network of children's charities and adult relationship organisations working together for families and children in Scotland.
Working with other organisations, Parenting across Scotland provides information and support for parents, families and practitioners in Scotland. Their work involves carrying out research on a range of parenting issues and influencing policymakers.

Web: https://www.parentingacrossscotland.org/

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129. 130. Scotland's Redress Scheme Scot Gov

Pregnancy and parenthood while you are in school or education

Every pregnant young woman, young parent-to-be, and young parent should be supported to stay in education. This information page includes a leaflet from the Scottish Government providing basic information to young people about how their school or college will support them to make decisions about their education during pregnancy or parenthood. 

Web: https://www.gov.scot/binaries/content/documents/govscot/publications/advice-and-guidance/2023/03/pregnancy-parenthood-school-education-leaflet/documents/pregnancy-parenthood-school-education/pregnancy-parenthood-school-education/govscot%3Adocument/pregnancy-parenthood-school-education.pdf

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