Student health

Get medical care and support

Advice on student health issues, including registering with a GP, vaccinations and the Disabled Students' Allowance.

Student stress: self-help tips

A guide to coping with the pressures of student life, such as exams, money worries and being away from home.

Student mental health

There's a range of help available for students with mental health problems, including the university counselling service.

The Men ACWY vaccine

The Men ACWY vaccine is recommended on the NHS for young teenagers, sixth formers and new university students.

Sex: information and support

Get answers on contraception, sex FAQs, STIs, fertility and much more.

10 health benefits of stopping smoking

Quit smoking and you'll be healthier, your skin will look better, and you'll have better sex.

Take steps NOW to stop smoking

Six practical, quick and simple steps you can take NOW to quit smoking successfully.

Hangover cures

Sensible drinking is the best way to avoid a hangover, but if it's too late for that these tips may help.

Healthier takeaways

You don't have to give up takeaways completely, as long as you make the right menu choices.

The effects of drugs

Find out about the most widely used illegal drugs in England and Wales, and how they affect your health.

20 tips to eat well for less

Top 20 tips to help you eat a healthy diet and save money on your weekly food shopping bill.

'I managed to eat healthily on £3 a day'

Caroline reveals how she ate healthily on £3 a day without compromising on taste and variety.

Benefits of exercise

Find out why 150 minutes of physical activity every week can greatly improve your health.

Andrew Tindall

'I think everyone should volunteer'

Find out why Andrew Tindall, from Young Apprentice 2012, volunteers every weekend.

Eating well after leaving home

Young people talk about how their diet changed when they left home, while dietitian Azmina Govindji gives advice on eating healthily when you start cooking for yourself.

Media last reviewed: 11/07/2015

Next review due: 11/07/2017

Services near you

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Health tools and trackers

Drinking and alcohol

Practical tips to help you cut down, plus information on low-risk drinking, how alcohol affects your health, and understanding units