Glastonbury Health Centre

Advice for young people

General Advice

Samaritans are available round the clock, every single day of the year. Talk to them any time you like, in your own way, about whatever’s getting to you. Calls are free and won’t show on your bill.
Telephone 116 123Samaritans website
Whatever your worry – it’s better out than in.
Telephone 0800 1111 (Call Free)Childline website
NCH Support Workers
Practical help and information for 11 – 18 years olds in Somerset
Taunton Telephone01823 256969
Bridgwater Telephone01278 429273
Yeovil Telephone01935 474973
Frome Telephone01373 451307
Somerset Eating Disorders Association
Beat is the leading UK charity for people with eating disorders and their families.
Telephone 01458 448600Beat Website
Victim Support
Advice service for victims of crime including sex crimes.
Telephone 0808 168 9111 (Call Free)Victim Support website

Addiction Advice

Information, help & advice on any drug related issue
Telephone 0800 776600 (Call Free)Talk to Frank website
NHS Smokefree
Support on how to stop smoking
NHS Smoke Free website
On the Level
Somerset service for under 18’s wanting help with drug & alcohol use
Telephone 01749 836727

Sexual Health Advice

Contraceptive and Sexual Health Service
SWISH (Somerset-Wide Integrated Sexual Health Service) provides a ‘one stop shop’ which offers free and open-access to contraceptive and sexual health services to support healthy sexual and reproductive choices.
Telephone 0300 124 5010Somerset-Wide Integrated Sexual Health Service
Sexually Transmitted Infections
Genita-Urinary Medicine (GUM) Clinics provide free testing & treatment
Telephone 0300 124 5010
You can find out what testing is available (home test kits and local screening clinics) by visiting:
Emergency Contraception
You have 3 days in which to act to try and prevent a pregnancy. Help is available from any GP who provides contraceptive services or from Contraceptive and Sexual Health Service (see above). During Bank Holidays emergency contraception may be obtained through Accident & Emergency Depts.


Date published: 24th May, 2023
Date last updated: 24th May, 2023