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Young adults health

Young adults health
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Young adults' health

Contraception options

Some types of contraception (birth control) are easier to use or more effective than others - know how to make the best choice for you.

Domestic violence and abusive relationships

Domestic, or family, violence is when someone uses violence to control someone they’re close to. Learn more here.

Drugs and alcohol

Learn more about alcohol and a range of drugs including marijuana, ice (crystal meth) and MDMA (ecstasy).

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How alcohol affects your health

Many of us drink alcohol, but there are side effects. Alcohol can affect your physical and mental health. Find out about the negative effects of alcoh...

Glandular fever

Glandular fever (also called 'kissing disease') is an infectious disease common in teenagers and young adults. Learn how glandular fever can spread.

Sexual assault and rape

Learn about sexual assault, rape, and how to report an assault. Find 24-hour support helplines, which you can call anonymously.

Sexual harassment

Sexual harassment is unwanted sexual attention. It can affect your mental health, and is illegal. Learn what to do if you are being sexually harassed.

Sexually transmitted infections (STI)

Sex is part of a healthy relationship, but can carry risks. Learn about safe sex, STIs, spotting symptoms, and what to do if you get infected.

Suicide warning signs

By knowing the warning signs of suicide, those who are most at risk, and by being aware of how to access support, you could help save a life. Find out...

What is addiction?

This article describes the types, causes and signs of addiction, and where to get help.

Workplace health

Learn about things you can do to reduce your risk of work-related ill-health, and to use your time at work to boost your health.

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