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From health checks and health advice to help with smoking, drink, drugs, sexual and mental health.
Everybody between the ages of 40 and 74, who has not already been diagnosed with certain long-term health conditions or have certain risk factors is entitled every five years to a free check to assess their risk of heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and diabetes.
Tottenham Hotspur Foundation, funded by the Premier League Charitable fund and Haringey Council are bringing the NHS Health Check to the community in Haringey.
If you're in the age group, click here for more information on NHS Health Checks in Haringey.
Health Trainers can give confidential advice on becoming more active, losing weight, stopping smoking, alcohol intake and eating a healthier diet.
Health Trainers are based at a number of locations across Haringey, and the service is FREE. To book an appointment call 020 8344 3169 or visit Health Trainers
For FREE help and advice on how to stop smoking, patients can call the Smokefree Haringey Specialist Stop Smoking Service on 0800 652 8405 or 020 8370 1022, or visit quitsmoking.uk.com
Haringey Drug Service provides drug treatment for adults in Haringey. It's based in Bruce Grove, call 020 8702 6220 or 020 8365 9032.
There's also Haringey Recovery Service, based in the Seven Sisters Rd, providing recovery services for adults in Haringey on 020 8801 3999 or email@example.com
Haringey Sexual Health Service is based in St Ann's Hospital on 020 8442 6536
Free condoms are available to men under 25 through the ComeCorrect scheme and free Chlamydia testing is also available. Follow the link for up-to-date information on sexual health services, pharmacies, STIs and how to stay sexually healthy.
The Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Service offers help for people over 16 with mild problems of depression, anxiety or stress.
You need to be registered with a GP in Haringey but you can refer yourself directly. Or ask a GP, nurse or other health and social care professional to refer you.
If you live in the east of the borough, call 020 8808 5833. If you live in the west call 020 3074 2280. Or visit lets-talk.co.
The Big White Wall provides safe, anonymous online support from trained counsellors 24/7. Big White Wall is available free to Haringey residents. Just go to bigwhitewall.com and enter your Haringey postcode.
It’s tough for men to ask for help but if you don’t ask when you need it, things generally only get worse. Especially during a major pandemic like Covid-19. So we’re asking.
Men appear more likely to get Covid-19 and far, far more likely to die from it. The Men's Health Forum are working hard pushing for more action on this from government, from health professionals and from all of us. Why are men more affected and what can we do about it? We need the data. We need the research. We need the action. Currently we're the only UK charity doing this - please help us.
Here’s our fund-raising page - please chip in if you can.