Sex & Relationships

Sex and relationships are a major concern for young people growing up. Am I ready? Am I old enough? Here you can get the information you need - before you need it.

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Choosing contraception

There are many methods of contraception to choose from and it is worth taking the time to find out more about each one so that you can choose contraception that suits you.

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Drugs

Facts about drugs, ways to help you and your friends stay safer, criminal drug exploitation and support for young people in Oxfordshire affected by substance abuse - their own or somebody else's

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Emergency Contraception

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

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Condoms & Safety C-Card

The safety C-Card is a way of getting free condoms and sexual health advice for all young people aged under 25 in Oxfordshire

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Consent

Before doing anything intimate with anyone else you should have consent – even for kissing.

 Free Chlamydia testing

Free Chlamydia Testing

You can get a free, confidential test for Chlamydia, the most common sexually transmitted disease in your age group.

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LGBTQ

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Questioning - find out more about sexuality and gender identity.

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Pornography

Viewing pornography can harm your health - and get you in trouble with the law

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School Health Nurse

Find out more about the School Health Nurse service and the kind of things they can support you with.

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Sexting

Find out more about the risks of sending nudes, and hear what young people in Oxfordshire had to say about sexting

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Sexual Assault & Rape

Sexual assault is when someone touches you in a way that is inappropriate and against your wishes

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Sexual Health

It's important to know the facts on how to keep yourself and your partner sexually healthy before you start having sex.