Teen years are a time of great changes and life can be challenging for families with teens. Here is a selection of links to further information about a variety of issues that may be affecting your family and teens. Click here for information for your teens.

Gender Dysphoria– this is not a psychiatric disorder but can lead to feelings of anxiety, depression and self harming

Eating DisordersAnorexiaBulimia

Anxiety in Children/TeensDepression in Children/TeensSocial AnxietyTalking about Self Harm (video)Self Harm

CAMHS find out more about the Child and Adolescent Mental Health service

The Hub – safe, confidential, one-to-one support for young people

The Sunflower Project Bereavement support for young people

Alcohol and Binge DrinkingAA Guernsey,  Al-Anon – support for families affected by someone’s drinking

Teen’s Guide to Stopping SmokingQuitline – support for stopping smoking locally

Drug Addiction – getting helpAdvice for Families of Drug UsersDrug Concern Local support for anyone affected by drugs or alcohol

Why are Teens always TiredTeen Aggression and ArgumentsRisk taking and Accidents


Acne Treatments

Healthy Eating for Teens

Exercise Recommendations for Children and Teens

Weight Are you a healthy weight? Check your BMI here, advice for losing weight and for those who are under weight

SHARE Nurses Sex and Relationship Education in Guernsey

School Nurses  Guernsey school nursing service for 4-18 year olds. Information on immunisations and HPV.

Action for Children General counselling and support for 16-25 year olds not involved with other agencies

Youth Commission for Guernsey and Alderney

Child Protection – details of who to contact locally if you are worried about the welfare of a child or teen

Safer – offer help and support if you are in an abusive relationship or are experiencing domestic violence

More useful links from the Youth Commission

Health Connections Directory of local services