Types of contraception
There is a range of different contraceptive options currently available and the type that works best for you will depend on your health and circumstances.
Some types of contraception are for men, some are for women, although certain people may not cope well with different types of contraception, they are recommended to anyone who is sexually active and not seeking a pregnancy.
You can start by finding out about the methods of contraception you can choose from, including how they work, who can use them and possible side effects.
To find out about the different methods and which is the right one for you please visit the Sexwise page on contraception.
Where can I get free contraception?
Contraception is FREE on the NHS for all ages so you won’t have to pay anything. You can get it from a range of places and young people services including; GP surgeries, sexual health clinics or family planning services and GUM.
Here are direct links to sexual services websites across the region