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Help and support


ChildLine on 0800 1111.


There are a number of websites that provide information about the different health topics covered on These include:

Common Youth
Offers sexual health advice and contraception to young people.

Supporting, empowering, educating and offering friendship to everyone in the LGB&/T community.

Help protect yourself
Provides information about the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine that can help protect against cervical cancer.

Offers support to lesbian and bisexual women and their families, and improves the lives of lesbian and bisexual women across Northern Ireland.

Know your limits
Offers information on alcohol and where to get help for alcohol and drug problems.

Minding your head
Offers information on how to protect your mental and emotional wellbeing and the issues that can affect them. It also contains information on the local services that can offer help and support.

Nexus NI
Offers counselling and support to survivors of sexual abuse or violence or rape.

NHS Choices – sexual health
Provides information on a range of topics related to sexual health.

Northern Ireland Cervical Screening Programme
Provides information about the cervical screening programme in Northern Ireland.

Positive life
Provides services, advice, signposting and support to people living with and affected by HIV.


Information on pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV.

Terrence Higgins Trust
HIV and sexual health charity.

The Rainbow Project
Works to improve the physical, mental and emotional health of lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender people and their families in Northern Ireland.

The Rowan
The Rowan is the regional Sexual Assault Referral Centre for Northern Ireland. It offers a range of support and services for children, young people, women and men who have experienced sexual violence and abuse, recently and in the past.

Safer To Know
Offers information and advice to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people.

Health and Social Care Services in Northern Ireland

You can also find out more about sexual health services in your area at:

Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

Northern Health and Social Care Trust

Western Health and Social Care Trust

South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust

Southern Health and Social Care Trust

Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI)

In an emergency telephone 999. Crimestoppers: 0800 555 111 (to call anonymously about a crime).

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