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Wandsworth Young People’s Health Agency

Substance misuse and mental health services

11 to 18-years-old | London borough of Wandsworth

This service offers free assessments and counselling across the London borough of Wandsworth.

After an initial assessment an individuals care plan is created. This is followed by six sessions of counselling which addresses any issues the young person may have.

Sessions are targeted towards those who do not meet Children, Adolescent Mental Health Service criteria.

A smoking cessation project is also delivered in partnership with local schools.

 

Covid-19 Update

If you use our service and are feeling worried about how Covid-19 (Corona Virus) will affect you and the service we provide please know that you are not alone and we are doing everything we can to help you stay safe and supported during this time. New young people can still access our service – please get in touch with us.

Whilst our face-to-face sessions have stopped we have a great team of people working hard to give you support and ensure your work with us is continued and accessible for you. We are providing support via telephone and are doing everything we can to ensure that you feel supported during this difficult time.

If you would like to find out the most current information and advice about what actions the public are being advised to take please visit the government advice website: Visit www.gov.uk/coronavirus or get in touch with us at the number listed.

 

Locations

The service is delivered in:

  • Ashcroft Academy
  • Bolingbroke Academy
  • Burntwood School
  • Chestnut Grove Academy
  • Ernest Bevin College
  • Graveney School
  • Harris Academy Battersea
  • St John Bosco College
  • Southfields Academy
  • Saint Cecilia’s School

For young people not engaged in education, counselling is also offered in:

  • Tooting Hub, Beechcroft Road, SW17 7BU
  • Future First 201, Lavender Hill, SW11 5TB
  • Roehampton Base, 33-35 Danebury Avenue, SW15 4DQ

 

Meet the Counsellors

 

Remote support

Remote support and guidance for young people:

If you are a young person looking for support remotely, whether that’s over the phone, online or online chat, please see our poster on what services are available to you here.

Remote support and guidance for parents and carers:

If you are looking for support for a young person remotely, whether that’s over the phone, online or online chat, please visit our poster on what services are available to you here.

 

Referral options for this service

You can refer yourself
You can refer family or a friend
You can refer a client

Self-referrals and referrals from schools and other professionals are accepted. Complete the referral form and send it to

Volunteer and placement opportunities

You can't volunteer for this service
You can get a placement at this service