Health

Being healthy can mean being physically healthy, sexually healthy, mentally and emotionally healthy.

Two year old review - Frequently asked questions

The Two Year Old Review is a combination of the Health review your Health Visitor and Children’s Centre staff do and the 2 year Progress Check, carried out by your child’s key person if your child attends a day nursery, pre-school or childminder.

Substance misuse

Information, advice and where to get help regarding: substance misuse.

Relationships and sexual health

The Family Planning Association website has tips and advice on how to talk to your child about growing up, relationships and sex. 

Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

Lime Trees is the Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service for all young people up to 18 years old.

Keeping children and young people safe online

The Thinkuknow website has a wealth of information and advice on everything you need to know to help your child stay safe online.

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is the healthiest start you can give your baby.  Breast milk is nutritionally balanced, with the perfect amount of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins and minerals to help your baby grow.  It contains antibodies that help protect your baby from infection, and changes to suit the different needs of your baby as it grows.

Active play with your children

Play is an essential part of your child’s health and wellbeing as well as yours. Find out ways to be more active.

Healthy eating

Healthy eating doesn’t have to be as difficult as you think. By making some small changes you can make a big difference.

Healthwatch York

Healthwatch York will help you and your family get the best out of your local health and social care services. You can be involved in shaping these services according to what your community wants or needs. We want to put you at the heart of health and social care services in York.

Public Health information

For all the latest information from Public Health relevant to families.

York's Local Offer

For information about local and national support services, charities and organisations for families who have children (0-25years) who have special educational needs and disabilities.