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Here are the resources we found for sexual health for young people:
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Let’s Talk about Sexual Health
A video showing how a person centred, confidential approach to sexual health talks with the Doctor can encourage young people to take an active role in managing their sexual health. It’s very informative with great advice for anyone considering or sexually active.
‘The Sex Talk’ Part 2: Sex and Relationships
Talking about sex can sometimes be awkward and embarrassing and we don’t always have all the facts at our disposal. In part 2 of 2 videos, Hannah Witton joins Childline to give the lowdown on why it’s important to talk about sex. This video talks about; contraception, sexually transmitted infections, how to deal with the embarrassment of sex, different types of lubrication, how to deal with a partner who does not want to use a condom, and contraception within a gay relationship.
‘The Sex Talk’ Part 1: Sex and Relationships
Talking about sex can sometimes be awkward and embarrassing and we don’t always have all the facts at our disposal. In part 1 of 2 videos, Hannah Witton joins Childline to give the lowdown on why it’s important to talk about sex. This video talks about; knowing when you’re ready for sex, masturbation, how to talk about sex within your relationship, feeling pressured into sex, different types of sex, sending naked pictures, and having relationships online.
Contraception and Safe Sex
Contraception is something which helps stop pregnancy if you have sex. Some types of contraception can also help prevent sexually transmitted infections. On this page, you can find information about types of contraception, asking someone to use contraception, who to ask for advice and talking about embarrassing stuff.
Sexually Transmitted Infections
A sexually transmitted infection is passed from person to person through having sex and sexual contact. You can get a sexually transmitted infection from a male or female partner, so it’s important that you stay safe and look after your sexual health. On this page you will find information on different types of sexually transmitted infections, what you need to know about HIV and what to do if you think you have a sexually transmitted infection.
It’s normal to have lots of questions about sex. Whether you’ve had sex or not, it’s important to find out about contraception and consent so you can make decisions that feel right for you. On this page you can find information about knowing when you’re ready, masturbation, being pressured into sex and feeling pressured to do something new.
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6 Important Things I Wish I Knew as a Teenager
In this blog post, Grace Victory shares six important things she wished she knew as a teenager. These things include; being jealous will get you know where, just because he wants to have sex with you, that doesn’t mean he cares about you or loves you, everything about you is beautiful, when you’re sad, scared or angry - tell someone, anyone, self care is so important and finally, do more of what makes you happy.