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Whether you're looking for a listening ear, help with diagnosis and treatment or finding ways to cope with a bowel or bladder problem, help is out there for you. 

Call or email ERIC's helpline in confidence to find out more about your problem.

Get coping strategies and share how it's making you feel. Our expert advisors have been trained to provide information and support on daytime wetting, bedwetting, constipation and soiling.

Get help from a health professional such as your doctor/GP, the school nurse.

They will be able to refer you to a specialist for further tests if this is necessary. If you've got a weeing or pooing problem, it's important to see a health professional about it as soon as possible - the sooner you get help, the easier it will be to sort out, and you'll prevent it from becoming a more serious issue. Find out what to expect at an appointment with a doctor or nurse.

Talk to others who are experiencing the same problem as you.

Check our the confidential discussion forums on The Mix – a site which provides information and emotional support to 13-25 year-olds and helps them to open up about difficult issues. One of their forum topics is ‘Health & Wellbeing’. The forums are moderated and you have to register to post and receive replies from other members.

Read the transcript of our expert chat with The Mix on 23 February 2017.

Visit 'Incontinence in Confidence'.

This excellent website for teenagers created by the Continence Foundation of Australia is packed with information alongside practical and emotional support. 
Incontinence inconfidence Australian website for teenagers