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Sexual Health Resources for Young People

If you are going to engage in a sexual relationship with someone else, or if you are just curious about how to stay healthy, here are all the resources we have on sexual health. For more topics that might be of interest to you, check out the keywords below:

Puberty Sexual Consent Teenage Pregnancy

Here are the resources we found for sexual health for young people:

The Truth about Desire

The Austrailian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society brings you a video about ‘being sexual’. Rather than a focus on the dangers and risks of pregnancy and disease, we start from a position that being sexual is a potentially good part of our lives and how to make it stay that way. The video also considers how gender stereotypes and double standards create pressure in relationships and in making sexual decisions.

How do Contraceptives Work?

Contraceptives are designed to prevent pregnancy in three basic ways: they either block sperm, disable sperm before they reach the uterus, or suppress ovulation. Is one strategy better than another? How does  each one work? In this video, N.W. Hunter describes the mechanics behind different kinds of contraceptives.

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.

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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.

Sex

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.

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.

Organisation

Embrace

Embrace is Wolverhampton’s Sexual Health Service for people of any age. They offer a number of services including free condoms, emergency contraception, sexual health screening, contraception, and testing for HIV.

Blog / personal article

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.

The Truth about Desire

The Austrailian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society brings you a video about ‘being sexual’. Rather than a focus on the dangers and risks of pregnancy and disease, we start from a position that being sexual is a potentially good part of our lives and how to make it stay that way. The video also considers how gender stereotypes and double standards create pressure in relationships and in making sexual decisions.

How do Contraceptives Work?

Contraceptives are designed to prevent pregnancy in three basic ways: they either block sperm, disable sperm before they reach the uterus, or suppress ovulation. Is one strategy better than another? How does  each one work? In this video, N.W. Hunter describes the mechanics behind different kinds of contraceptives.

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.

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.

Sex

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.

Organisation

Embrace

Embrace is Wolverhampton’s Sexual Health Service for people of any age. They offer a number of services including free condoms, emergency contraception, sexual health screening, contraception, and testing for HIV.

Blog / personal article

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.

The Truth about Desire

The Austrailian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society brings you a video about ‘being sexual’. Rather than a focus on the dangers and risks of pregnancy and disease, we start from a position that being sexual is a potentially good part of our lives and how to make it stay that way. The video also considers how gender stereotypes and double standards create pressure in relationships and in making sexual decisions.

How do Contraceptives Work?

Contraceptives are designed to prevent pregnancy in three basic ways: they either block sperm, disable sperm before they reach the uterus, or suppress ovulation. Is one strategy better than another? How does  each one work? In this video, N.W. Hunter describes the mechanics behind different kinds of contraceptives.

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.

Organisation

Embrace

Embrace is Wolverhampton’s Sexual Health Service for people of any age. They offer a number of services including free condoms, emergency contraception, sexual health screening, contraception, and testing for HIV.

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.

Sex

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.

Blog / personal article

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.