When young people suffer, talking helps, we listen, things can get better
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Young people are at the heart of all of our work.
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When young people suffer, talking helps, we listen, things can get better
Health Opportunites Team
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Health Opportunities Team are a community-based charity working to improve the health and wellbeing of young people (aged 12-25)

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Drop-in chat service

Chat to one of our project workers on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 4-6 PM. You can chat with us by using the pop-up chat window.

nae worries group

Nae Worries

Packed with advice on how to break bad habits, how to find your inner confidence and ways to manage your feelings.

Feel Good Groups

For young woman and men who want to get fitter, build confidence, boost self-esteem and talk about issues that matter to you. Come along and join us.

Group work - young people together sitting on stairs


We run health drop-ins every week, for young people aged 12 – 25 years old. They are usually based at Portobello, Gilmerton, and Craigmillar *.

*HOT is working towards opening our drop-ins again and will update this space as soon as possible. In the meantime you can join our webchat using the chat box below at the times our drop-ins would usually run’

Tell us your problem

We know that asking for support can be one of the hardest things to do, so we will do everything possible to make you feel comfortable, relaxed and safe.

We create safe spaces for young people to gain information and advice about all aspects of their well-being

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