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Male condoms: know the facts

There are lots of myths about male condoms. Make sure you know the facts before you use one. MYTH: You have to be 18 to buy condoms.TRUTH: Condoms are available at any age and free of charge from contraception clinics, Brook centres, sexual health (GUM) clinics, further…

Male sexual problems

It's estimated 1 in 10 men has a problem related to having sex, such as premature ejaculation or erectile dysfunction. Find out more through the links below.   Sexual problems can affect any man, whether he is straight, gay, bisexual or transgender. Erectile dysfunction (impotence) This is when a man can't get,…

Malnutrition

Malnutrition is a serious condition that occurs when a person's diet doesn't contain the right amount of nutrients. It means "poor nutrition" and can refer to: undernutrition - not getting enough nutrients overnutrition - getting more nutrients than you need This topic focuses on undernutrition.…

Maternal mental health

Postnatal depression is a type of depression that many parents experience after having a baby. It's a common problem, affecting more than one in every 10 women within a year of giving birth. It can also affect fathers and partners, although this is less common.…

Maternity and child health

Here in Waltham Forest we have a number of resources to support parents and families lead a healthy wholesome life. Download this parent's guide app to find out what to do when your baby or child is ill.

Mental health

Having good mental wellbeing contributes to your mental health and helps protect you from developing mental illness. Mental wellbeing is how you are feeling and how well you can cope with daily life.

Mini-stroke

A transient ischaemic attack (TIA) or "mini stroke" is caused by a temporary disruption in the blood supply to part of the brain. The disruption in blood supply results in a lack of oxygen to the brain. This can cause sudden symptoms similar to a stroke,…

Money

If you're struggling financially or something unexpected happens, life can become stressful and overwhelming. It's important to find the right advice to help you budget, manage bills and debt, and to help you plan for the future.

Money Advice

If you're struggling financially or something unexpected happens, life can become stressful and overwhelming. It's important to find the right advice to help you budget, manage bills, debt and to help you plan for the future. If you're looking for support to manage your personal…

Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC)

The Waltham Forest MARAC is a monthly risk management meeting where professionals share information on high risk cases of domestic violence and abuse and put in place a risk management plan. The MARAC aims to: Share information to increase the safety, health and well-being of…
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