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.
Awkward Moments worked with young people across Scotland to create these films to help improve conversations about sex and consent.
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
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
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.
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.
Fumble is a digital sexual health and relationships education resource with reliable, relatable content on intimacy, relationships, identity, health and wellbeing.
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
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
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.
LGBT Youth Curriculum
LGBT Mapping Across Curriculum for Excellence - offering pupils opportunities to understand LGBT identities and experiences.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
Consent It's Simple as Tea
A quick and simple animation explaining consent.
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.
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.
Parenting Across Scotland
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.