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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. If you're worried someone might see you have been on this page, find out how to cover your tracks online. Domestic violence, also called domestic…

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…

Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a common learning difficulty that can cause problems with reading, writing and spelling. It's a "specific learning difficulty", which means it causes problems with certain abilities used for learning, such as reading and writing. Unlike a learning disability, intelligence isn't affected. It's estimated that up to 1 in…

Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a common learning difficulty that can cause problems with reading, writing and spelling. It's a "specific learning difficulty", which means it causes problems with certain abilities used for learning, such as reading and writing. Unlike a learning disability, intelligence isn't affected. It's estimated that up to 1 in…

Early menopause: Johanna's story

Johanna, 33, was 17 when doctors told her she had premature ovarian failure (POF). It affects about 1 in 100 women before the age of 40, and 5 in 100 women before the age of 45. The "normal" age for menopause is debatable, but most doctors…

Early Years Pupil Premium for 3 and 4 year olds

Early Years Pupil Premium supports early years providers to access additional funding to support improved outcomes for eligible children.  Early Years providers can claim EYPP a the same as they submit their claim for early years funding to the Local Authority for eligible 3 and…

Easy exercises

Low-impact exercises can improve your health and fitness without harming your joints. Research suggests moderate-intensity, low-impact activity, such as yoga and fast walking, is just as effective as high-impact activity, such as running, in lowering the risk of heart disease. Here are some popular low-impact activities.…

Easy Italian chicken

This quick and healthy version of an Italian favourite is low in salt and fat. serves: 2 time: 50 minutes Ingredients 2 skinless chicken breasts ½ tbsp of olive oil 1 onion, chopped 10 mushrooms, sliced 2 x 400g cans of chopped tomatoes 2 tsp dried Italian…

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…
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