Girls: starting periods

One of the main signs of reaching puberty for girls is when they start having periods. When they begin and how they feel can vary from person to person, but there is lots of support, information and advice available. Click here fore more... Read more

Signs of puberty

Puberty refers to the changes in boys' and girls' bodies as they become young adults. Girls begin having periods and boys develop deeper voices, as well as many other changes. Click here to learn more about puberty... Read more

GUM clinics: info for young people

During puberty, it's normal to be thinking about sex - and it's a good idea to learn about safe sex, what support is available and where to get it. GUM clinics offer free condoms and sexual health screening to young people. Click here for more. Read more