Kids and Teens Health in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Kids and Teens Health

Alder Hey

Children’s NHS Foundation Trust with information about admission, treatment and general details. https://www.facebook.com/alderheyhospital?fref=ts alderheycharity

BBC NI Schools: It's Up To You

Presents facts, animations, quizzes and activities about healthy eating.

BBC: Feelings

Simple interactive site which helps primary aged children explore their emotions.

Bog Standard

Campaigns for better toilet facilities for school pupils in the UK. Contains information for kids on bladder and bowel health plus advice on common problems with school toilets and details of how to get involved with the campaign.

The Buzz

Containing activities, advice and games for deaf children and young people; split into two age groups, 8-11 and 12-18.

Children in Need

An annual fundraising event organised by the BBC to help sick and disadvantaged children throughout the UK. Includes grant details and how to donate.

Dyspraxic Teens Forum

Discussion forum for UK teens with dyspraxia.

Essential Tremor in Children

Provides information for young people suffering from any kind of tremor, and shares personal experiences.

Give and Let Live

NHS children's site examining transplants of organs, blood and bone marrow. Contains articles, quizzes, games and information about how to pledge to donate blood or bone marrow when the child becomes old enough.

Headz Up

Features advice and support for children and teens who have alopecia; includes games, jokes, message boards and advice on looking good and staying confident.

Help 2 Make Sense

Online tool that aims to help young people who have experienced the death of a loved one come to terms with their loss.

Kick-A

For kids and teens with asthma; presents a problem page, asthma dictionary and interactive fun and games.

Kids First Always

Great Ormond Street Hospital presents interactive features on the human body, an A-Z of illnesses, stories from children about their health issues and an Ask the Doc section as well as information on healthy eating.

Kidshealth: Taking Care of Your Teeth

Helping to educate children into taking care of their teeth by highlighting the importance of regular brushing along with facts about toothpaste, cavities and unhealthy gums.

Life Central

A free emotional health and wellbeing resource for young people.

Life: Live It

Red cross site which aims to teach children about first aid, with games and age appropriate information.

Medikidz

Provides a child friendly encyclopedia of medical conditions, medicines and medical tests, with cartoon videos explaining key concepts.

Migraine 4 Kids

Offering information, games and activities for children in three different age groups, advising on coping with migraine pain.

Migraine Action (Young People and Migraine)

Support and information for young people who suffer from migraine. Part of Migraine Action – the national advisory and support charity for people affected by migraine.

The Mix

Free help for young people (under 25 years), who know they need help but do not know where to find it.

The National Blood Service: Fun and Games

Features games and quizzes related to blood and blood donation, including a virtual donor session and an animated "bloody bits" mini site providing information on the human body by Nick Arnold, author of the Horrible Science books.

National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy

Features downloadable booklets about epilepsy and information and advice for young people and their parents.

NHS ~ Teenage Pregnancy Support

Provides useful information on all aspects of pregnancy, for teenage parents.

NHS Go

Available for free on iOS and Android, NHS Go provides a confidential health advice and information service for 16-25 year olds.

Pozitude

Contains advice, guidance and support for teens and young people who are HIV positive. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Pozitude/114501958614708 pozitude

Riprap

Developed especially for teenagers who have a parent with cancer.

RNIB: Young People

Offering advice to teenagers on coping with sight loss.

Teens Unite Fighting Cancer

Dedicated to helping improve the quality of life for teenagers in the UK with life limiting illnesses. Includes inspiration, personal stories and details of events and support.

What is a Cochlear Implant?

Provides extensive information for children and teens about having a cochlear implant and about learning to distinguish sounds and avoid background noise once it is fitted.

Y Heart

British Heart Foundation's youth site presents information on keeping your heart healthy, with games and downloads.

Youth Health Talk

Presents interviews and video clips of children, teenagers and young people talking about their experiences of a range of health issues, including epilepsy, teenager cancer and sexual health.

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