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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 Help Transitions Support

In response to the changing climate due to the Coronavirus, the Early Help Service have drawn together a holistic approach to plan how to best support learners with educational transition across the London Borough of Havering. The Transition Support will be accessible to educational settings…

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 Funding Films

The following films will give you an insight into the available early years and childcare funding in Havering. 2 year old early years funding film 3 and 4 year old early years funding film Childminders and early years funding for 2, 3 and 4 year olds…

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…

Early Years, Childcare & Funding

Choosing an early education or childcare provider is one of the biggest decisions parents make for children aged from birth to five.  Early education and childcare for two, three and four year olds in Havering is delivered in safe, caring and fun provisions, all of whom are…

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.…
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