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We recommend the following national as well as more local websites for help, guidance and support on certain conditions.

STOP SMOKING

Help me quit offers lots of helpful advice if you want to stop smoking. You can also access more information and video support on this website here.

PHARMACY

The Choose Pharmacy scheme can sometimes offer the help you need without having to book an appointment with your GP. Learn more here.

GENERAL ADVICE

There are many trusted NHS websites around that offer advice, such as:

SCREENING

You may want to visit the following website for advice on screening:

WCADA has been providing a range of treatment interventions for those affected by substance misuse for over 30 years, originally from a single office in Swansea to six agencies across Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend. Find out more here.

STRESS AND ANXIETY

Mental Health Matters Wales can offer help and support. Find out more here.

Valleys Steps offer free mindfullness and wellbeing courses.  To find out more and sign up please click here.

SUICIDE SUPPORT

If you need help or are worried about someone else, you can find immediate assistance from the following services:

  • CALM – Campaign against living miserably 

A registered charity dedicated to preventing male suicide. 

www.thecalmzone.net

Call: 0800 58 58 58

  • Papyrus

A national charity deicated to the prevention of young suicide.

www.papyrus-uk.org

Call: 0800 068 4141

  • Samaritans

A registered charity with local branches. Available any time of the day to help anyone.

www.samaritans.org

Call: 116 123

  • Survivors of bereavement by suicide

A national charity set up to meet the needs and break the isolation of those bereaved by suicide

uksobs.org

NUTRITION AND DIET

NHS Wales offers a good starting point if you want to make changes to work towards a healthier you. Find out more here.

Mental Health Matters Wales can offer help and support. Find out more here.

STEPPING INTO CHILDCARE

If you are:

  • Aged 16 – 24
  • Living in Bridgend or Swansea
  • Unemployed
  • or Not in Education or Training

Improve your employment prospects and get help with job search activities.

To find out more: telephone Debra on 01824 707823

email: wales@ndna.org.uk

DOWNLOADS:

Stepping in to childcare flyer (English)

Stepping in to childcare flyer (Welsh)