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Young people

Advice, support groups and activities to help young people affected by cancer.

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Local Services

Teenage and young adult service (TYA)
The TYA service is for 16-24 year olds who are diagnosed with cancer or leukaemia at The Christie.
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Beechwood Cancer Care
Family Support For Young People: It can be very helpful to meet with someone who is able to hear what things are like for you, help you explore what you are thinking and feeling, and support you in finding your own ways of coping with what is happening.
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Online Information Sources

The Christie

Expert advice and personal support to help people with cancer cope with the physical, mental and practical challenges of staying in work or finding work. Telephone advice and face to face meetings

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Mind Manchester: YASP

YASP has been designed with young people to help 15-25 year olds when they are struggling. All services are free and include counselling, mentoring, befriending, advice, volunteering and an internet café with free internet access.

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Climbing Out

Climbing Out fully funds 5 day outdoor activity programmes aimed at rebuilding confidence and self esteem in young people facing life changing injury or illness.

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Teenage Cancer Trust

Around seven young people aged between 13 and 24 are diagnosed with cancer every day in the UK. They need expert treatment and support from the moment they hear the word ‘cancer.’ We’re the only charity dedicated to making this happen.

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