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Domestic violence and abuse

Domestic violence or abuse can happen to anyone. Find out how to recognise the signs and where to get help.  Domestic violence, also called domestic abuse, includes physical, emotional and sexual abuse in couple relationships or between family members.  Domestic violence can happen against women…

Drug addiction: getting help

If you need treatment for drug addiction, you're entitled to NHS care in the same way as anyone else who has a health problem. With the right help and support, it's possible for you to get drug free and stay that way. Where to get…

Drugs and the brain

Acid and magic mushrooms Anabolic steroids Cannabis Cocaine Ecstasy Heroin Ketamine Solvents Speed and crystal meth Tranquillisers Acid (LSD) and magic mushrooms (shrooms) Short term: Acid and magic mushrooms are hallucinogenics, making people see, hear and experience the world in a different, "trippy" way. Colours…

Early Help

Early Help  In Peterborough we want children and young people to be happy, secure and ready to achieve the best possible outcomes in life. We want children and young people: To feel valued and important To remain with their families where safe to do so…

Early Years & Childcare

Early Years and Childcare ** Coronovirus Advice page ** Early years education provides children with an ideal opportunity to build on the knowledge they bring from home. It helps children become more independent and to make friends. In these early years settings, children can choose…

Early Years and Childcare (Local Offer)

Early Years and Childcare Information on COVID-19 support can be found on the Local Offer COVID-19 - Information page and the SEN and Inclusion Services COVID-19 Support page.  Local support groups can be found by using the search term 'COVID-19' in the search box at the top of…

Eating a balanced diet

Eating a healthy, balanced diet is an important part of maintaining good health, and can help you feel your best. This means eating a wide variety of foods in the right proportions, and consuming the right amount of food and drink to achieve and maintain a healthy body…

Eating disorders explained

Find out the facts about eating disorders, including what they are, who's affected by them and what to do if you need help and support. What is an eating disorder? There are different types of eating disorder, the most common ones being anorexia, bulimia and…

Eating processed foods

Processed foods aren't just microwave meals and other ready meals. A processed food is any food that has been altered in some way during preparation. Food processing can be as basic as: freezing canning baking drying Not all processed foods are unhealthy but some processed foods may contain high…

The Eatwell Guide

The Eatwell Guide shows how much of what we eat overall should come from each food group to achieve a healthy, balanced diet. You don't need to achieve this balance with every meal but try to get the balance right over a day or even…
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