Youth Health Champions

Are you interested in helping others?

Do you like getting involved in activities?

Do you like to have your say and be heard?

Become a Youth Health Champion, the advantages of being a Youth Health Champion are:

  • ›RSPH Level 1 Understanding Health Improvement award
  • ›Opportunity to undertake the full GCSE Equivalent YHC certificate
  • ›Duke of Edinburgh volunteering   award
  • ›Letter of Commendation
  • ›Life Skills
  • ›Team Working
  • ›Confidence Building
  • ›Sign-Posting Role
  • ›Skills for health for life
  • ›Enhanced CV

›Ask your School YHC Coordinator for an application form. ›If selected you will attend 3 days of training at Essex Uni in July. ›Role starts in September!!

Find out more – YHCrecruitmentpres2014

Essex Youth Health Champions on Facebook

@Essex_YHC on Twitter

Find out more about the fruit and veg van.

Need Help? Got Any Questions? [email protected]

Freephone 0800 8815115

Childline is a free, private and confidential, 24 hour counselling service for young people aged 5-25 years.
Call 0800 1111 or visit

NHS advice
If you are feeling unwell and need a telephone health assessment, please call the NHS service free of charge from any phone.
Call 111 or visit

A multi-award winning cyberbullying non-profit support organisation for young people experienced cyberbullying.
Call 0845 6887277 or visit

To offer a listening service for those going through a personal crisis and want to talk about their despair or suicidal feelings.
Call 0845 790 9090 (24 hours) or visit

Crisis Helpline
Emergency support team covering Colchester & Tendring.
Mental health and Wellbeing.
Call 0845 038 0800 (24 hours)