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What to do if your benefits are cut (The Money Advice Service)

Recent changes to the benefits system might mean that you have less to live on. This can lead to pressure on your household budget and worry about debts. Find out what you can do to make ends meet in the short term, then look at…

Where else can I get an STI test?

You may be able to order a free test for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) online which you can take at home. Online tests are available for people aged 16 and over in Staffordshire and can test for chlamydia, gonorrhoea, syphilis and HIV. See if you…

Why do I feel anxious and panicky? (NHS Choices)

Anxiety is a feeling of unease, worry or fear. Everyone feels anxious at some point in their life, but for some people it can be an ongoing problem. A little bit of anxiety can be helpful; for example, feeling anxious before an exam might make you…

Work and disability (NHS Choices)

Of the working-age people with disabilities in the UK, almost half are employed – but this figure should be higher. With the right support, many more could join their ranks. If you have a disability, you may be worried that it will limit your job…

Work, training, education and volunteering

You may want to: find work gain skills, experience or qualifications to help you find work learn new skills, take up a new hobby and meet new people volunteer in your local community. Whatever you are looking to do there are lots of opportunities across Staffordshire…

Young minds self help website

Feeling different from usual or noticed a change in your behaviour? Find out about some common feelings and mental health symptoms, how to cope, and where to go to get help. Take a look at the Young Minds website.

Young people and quitting smoking (NHS Choices)

The younger you start smoking, the more damage your body will suffer when you get older. Take a look at the NHS Choices website for some important reasons to quit and 8 ways to help you do it.

Your local library - Getting online and developing your IT Skills

Your local Staffordshire library can provide help with developing your IT skills, including getting online. All Staffordshire libraries have free bookable computer sessions, free WiFi and meeting rooms. Just ask at your local library and a member of staff will assist you.  Stoke-on-Trent libraries can also offer similar…

Youth mental health hub (NHS Choices)

An information hub offering young people advice and help on mental health problems including depression, anxiety and stress. For more information visit the NHS Choices website 
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