There are a variety of contraception methods to protect you from both STI transmission and pregnancy during sex.

All methods are free on the NHS in the UK and are available from:

GP Surgery’s
Gum Clinics
For more information on finding one of the local outlets click here.

Although contraceptives range in effectiveness, there is NO contraception is 100%.

The only form of contraception that is 100% effective is abstinence – which means to not have sex at all – however by using protection, you are practicing safer sex, thereby protecting yourself and your partner.

By clicking on the links below, you will be directed to the Brook website where you can gain access to some of the many answer you have around this topic.

Types of contraception
What if something goes wrong?
Contraception FAQs
My Contraception Tool
Emergency contraception

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We are a youth led social enterprise that aims to provide creative solutions to address sexual health inequalities among marginalised groups!