The Children, Young People and Families team contribute to reducing health inequalities and achieving improved outcomes in children and young people's health and well-being, with a focus upon the priority areas of: healthy weight, emotional health and well-being, smoking, alcohol, substance misuse and teenage conceptions.
Programmes for vulnerable mums-to-be and young people
Schools can play a vital role in not only ensuring that children have a nutritious well-balanced diet throughout the school day, but can also educate children about what actually forms a healthy diet.
This programme is designed to support pregnant women from 16 years of age upwards to feel more confident and able to make healthier lifestyle choices. Programmes are delivered as interactive group sessions and can be adapted to meet the needs of the group.
Dump the doughnut for a golden delicious
This programme is designed to support young women aged 16 - 19 to feel more confident and able to make healthier lifestyle choices. Programmes are delivered as interactive group sessions and can be adapted to meet the needs of the group.
Plums instead of pork pies
Use the analyser to find out what is in cigarette smoke. Cigarette smoke contains thousands of substances. Some of these substances are extremely poisonous and addictive.
Stimulant, Hallucinogen or Depressant? Use our interactive quiz to test your knowledge by putting drugs into the correct category. Drugs can be classified into three categories based on their effects on the brain or central nervous system.
Want to know the truth about head lice? Then play this fun animated interactive quiz, hosted by Lousey, a giant head louse. The quiz is suitable for children from Key Stage 2 onwards.