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Alcohol

People drink alcohol for all sorts of reasons. Many people enjoy alcohol and most of the time it is not a problem, but drinking heavily can damage your health, especially if you’re a young person. Besides damaging the liver, heart and brain, heavy drinking can…

Bruising in non-mobile infants - protecting children

The West Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group has produced a leaflet on bruising in young babies.  This leaflet (PDF 899KB) has been developed across the 4 Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) areas of Southampton, Portsmouth, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight to reassure and explain the protocol…

Car Safety for Children

Please find below details of useful information relating to children travelling in cars: Child Car Seats: The Law - Official Government Information Child Car Seats - RoSPA - Choosing and Using Car Seats Choosing a Baby Car Seat - NHS Choices Article Child Car Seats Advice…

Children's Health - Is my child well enough to go to school or their childcare setting?

Most parents and carers worry about whether their child is well enough to go to school or their childcare setting - or when they should return after an illness.  This chart, Child Health Advice for Parents - Jan 2018 (PDF 298KB), provides information to help you…

Depression and mental ill-health in children

"At first I thought she was just being a moody teenager, but as the time went on I realised something was wrong. She’s getting counselling now - it’s slow, but I’m hopeful she’ll get out of this." Warning signs Not sleeping, mood swings, eating disorders,…

Does your child really need to stay at home?

In Southampton, the School Attendance and Safeguarding Team works closely with the School Health Service and many other agencies to make sure that children and young people can benefit from all the educational opportunities available to them. To achieve this aim, they work in partnership…

Drug, alcohol and substance misuse

"At first I thought it was just a teenage thing. Paul started to come home late. A row always started and he'd storm off to his room. He was losing weight, looked terrible and I felt he was lying to us. He just wanted to…

Drugs information and advice

People take drugs for all sorts of reasons, because they think drugs can make them forget their worries, because their friends do, or because they think it might be fun. However, taking drugs can become a habit. Some people depend on them just to cope…

Healthy eating

“I knew by breastfeeding I was giving Rachel a healthy start. Where to go next was a little more confusing. It was tricky at first, but gradually we settled into a healthy balance.” Warning signs Your Health Visitor or GP should be able to alert…

Healthy living

Being healthy is a big part of being positive. A healthy lifestyle means that you live a life that is well-balanced, both physically and mentally. If your lifestyle includes extremes of things like eating, drinking, exercise, sleeping, harmful activities and so on, you are more…
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