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Teenagers: sexual health and behaviour factsheet | FPA sexual health and young people


The term 'sexual health', especially in relation to young people, often conjures up images of sexual ill-health, or when things go wrong.

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Sexual Health for Young People Sex can be an important part of our lives and it can bring up a variety of feelings; both good and bad. It can be exciting, fun and loving but nerves and worries can also be .