It can help people to make more informed choices about their sexual health if they understand what is at risk and how to protect themselves. Click on the pages below to find out about different STIs and some of the factors that can increase the risk of passing them on.
Regular testing for STIs is essential as soon as someone starts having sex, and it is never too soon to educate yourself about good sexual health. Chlamydia is one of the most common STIs among young people.
Making It Count is an organisation that works to prevent HIV transmission between MSM (men who have sex with men). Click here to access their fact sheets that are all focused on sexual health issues for MSM groups.
Want to know how different STIs affect the body? Here are links to useful and accurate information about a range of sexually transmitted illnesses.