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Staying healthy, solving health problems, alcohol, mental health and relationships, including information for young people in care, young carers and others.

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Young man and young woman visiting a fairground
If you have had sex without contraception, or if your contraception has failed, you can take a pill to prevent getting pregnant - but you need to act as soon as possible
Young people practising parkour in a park
Sometimes called a 'legal high', novel psychoactive substances are taken to change how you feel, like a drug - but risks are unpredictable, some are very strong or toxic, and they are illegal
Young people on a camping trip
Find out how to avoid risk when drinking alcohol
A couple plays darts at a fair
The safety C-Card is a way of getting free condoms and sexual health advice for all young people aged under 25 in Oxfordshire
Smoking
Every year more young people in the UK decide not to start smoking; now more than 50% of teenagers never try smoking at all. But for those that do, addiction can happen quickly and last for a long time - find support to stop today.
Young woman sat in front of a crumbling brick wall
Everyone feels stressed sometimes and it can be useful and motivate your mind. But if you feel too much stress, too often, and can't calm down, then there may be a problem