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Young People



We provide the following services:


  • Free prescription for contraceptive pill, combined pill and progesterone only pill


  • Contraceptives are provided free of charge


  • Morning after pill- this ideally needs to be taken within 24 hours of having unprotected sex but can be taken up to 72 hours after sex, however it becomes less effective the longer you leave it!


  • Referral to abortion/pregnancy advice services


  • Advice and referral for testing for all sexually transmitted diseases


  • Advice on all health issues


  • Advice on Acne treatment


  • Advice regarding stopping smoking


  • Healthy eating advice and weight management


  • Help for mental health problems/worries


In addition:

  • We hold weekly contraception clinics in practice that any Teesside patients can access. The telephone number for this service is 0300 330 1122.

  • One of our female GPs promptly contact patients who have recently had a termination of pregnancy to ensure that contraceptive measures are in place.

Click the links below for further information and useful websites relating to issues affecting young people.


Sexual Health
General Help & Advice
Emotional Health
Drugs & Alcohol
Sexuality Advice
Moving Out
Middlesbrough Youth Organisations
Healthwatch Middlesbrough


Sexual Health

The telephone number for Teesside Sexual Health is 0300 330 1122

Both men and women need to look after their sexual health and take time to understand the issues that surround contraception and sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

For instance there are some STIs, like chlamydia, that you could be carrying without having any symptoms. This infection can affect fertility, so it's important to make use of the sexual health services available for free on the NHS.

Useful Resources:


Sex & Young People
A comprehensive guide to the questions you may have about sex from the NHS

Sexually Transmitted Infections
Issues, symptoms and treatments

Sexual Health FAQs
Expert answers from a qualified Doctor

Here you'll find tips for a fulfilling sex life plus advice on STDs, contraception and common sex problems.

FPA - The Sexual Health Charity
Sexual health advice and information on contraception, sexually transmitted infections, pregnancy choices, abortion and planning a pregnancy.

Brook - Sexual health services, support and advice to young people under the age of 25

NHS: Sex, Worth Talking About


Local Resources:

Sexual Health Teesside

Contraceptive and Sexual Health Clinics in Teesside



There are so many different types of contraception available that you should be able to find the right method. You may have to try several different things before you choose the one you like most.

Types of contraceptionWhere do you get contraception?


Useful Resources

A Family Planning specialist writes about the different types of contraception, the benefits and pitfalls and how effective they are

Contraception - NHS Choices
Information on Contraception from NHS Choices including why, when and how it should be used and with links to other useful resources.

Hormonal Contraception
This factsheet is for women who are taking hormonal contraceptives, or who would like information about them.



Chlamydia is the most commonly diagnosed sexually transmitted infection among under-25s. Often there are no symptoms, but testing and treatment are simple.

Causes and risk factors Chlamydia is usually passed from one person to another during vaginal, oral or anal sex, or by sharing sex toys. It can live inside cells of the cervix, urethra, rectum and sometimes in the throat and eyes.

Useful Links

NHS Choices - focus on Chlamydia
Information, videos and advice from the NHS website

This factsheet is for people who have chlamydia, or who would like information about it.

These links all come from trusted resources but if you are unsure about these or any other medical matters please contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice



More Useful Links


General Help & Advice


Emotional Health


Drugs & Alcohol


Sexuality Advice




Moving Out


Middlesbrough Youth Organisations


Healthwatch Middlesbrough

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