Unfortunately a significant proportion of young people experience mental health difficulties. If you're concerned about your own mental health or that of another young person there are lots of people and places that you can go to get support.
If your girlfriend is under 16 years of age and you are sexually intimate with her, then you are breaking the law as she is under the age of legal consent. Although there are only three years’ difference between you and your girlfriend, there can be a big difference in maturity and development between the ages of 14 and 17.
Diet and nutrition are really important to think about, particularly for children and young women who are growing and need lots of energy.
It’s really normal for teens to feel stressed about what’s going on for them.
Sometimes friendships can be complicated. At these times, it's good to have someone to talk to.
Helpful resources for teenage parents
It’s really normal to wonder about this, especially because it can seem like sex is talked about a lot. You may see lots of things about sex in the media, so you might feel you’re surrounded by it. It doesn’t necessarily mean everyone is having sex! Sex is different for each person, and yes – it can...
It’s perfectly normal to have thoughts and worries that you may need support with.
Learn more about cyber bullying and resources that can help you out
Reaching out for support when your thoughts and feelings are overwhelming.
Find out some stats about alcohol and young people
Valuable resources and websites for LGBTI young people
Moving out of home as a young person
If you're developing strong feelings for a friend and don't know if they feel the same, talking about it can help.
Some advice for making and maintaining friendships
We talk about managing privacy, respect and getting help when things get tricky within families.
What to do when somebody needs help but doesn't want to accept it.
It can be hard not to know where your relationship is going, or to want to be with your boyfriend when you are on a break.
It can be hard to talk to someone when you have strong feelings for them. Here are some tips to help.
We talk about what to do when if start a new school and feel like you don't fit in or can't be yourself.
Thousands of young people have worries about their mental health. In fact, one in four young people need professional support for their mental health, so you are not alone.
What's the appropriate age to lose your virginity? There's no one answer, but we talk about some important things to think about.
We talk about looking after yourself and your relationship when there are challenges like anxiety and distance.
Having a crush on someone either of the same sex or opposite sex is really normal and lots of 12 year olds have them.
The whole safe sex thing can be quite confusing and scary - especially avoiding pregnancy.
In the early stages of high school, it is good to give everything a go to test out what you enjoy
If you're concerned about changes in mood or behavior, know that these can be treated very successfully
Worried about kissing someone with braces? Don't be!
It's normal for two people in a relationship to have different social needs - negotiating these is the important part
Coping with an adjustment period in the family is tricky for everyone
We share some tips and tricks to help out with fear and confidence
Some of our handy tips and tricks to deal with depression
We share some thoughts about depression to help you through the negativity
We share some tips to help you fight depression
Keen on someone, but finding socializing difficult because of drugs and alcohol?
It's important to be in control of your alcohol consumption
We share some thoughts about having fun without alcohol
Overwhelmed by stress? Slow down and reach out for help
Year 12 is a hectic, stressful time - we share some tricks to find calm in the storm
Separation is tough. If you miss one of your parents, how can you tell them how you feel?
How to cope when your separated parents talk each other down
Having empathy for your parents after their separation is important
Sometimes, it's hard to see that your separated parents are trying to do what's best for you
We share some ideas so you can stop the uncomfortable role of being messenger between your parents
How to deal with being caught in the middle of conflicting, separated parents
How can you stop your separated parents from making you play detective
Separation and divorce is a difficult time of change - we share some resources to help you through this
How to deal with a relationship that's heading down an unhealthy path
Helping someone through their grief
Helping a friend by showing your support and reaching out to professionals
How to deal with parents you feel may be controlling
Dealing with a parent that yells
What you can do when you're witnessing your parents fight constantly