Sex can be great but it can also carry risks, such as sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and unwanted pregnancy.
How much do you know about safe sex?
Take the sexual health self-assessment test to see how much you know about having a safer sex life. Your results will include lots of useful tips and links.
NHS sexual health self assessment
Free chlamydia test
You can request a free chlamydia test online if you are aged between 15 and 25 and live in South Tyneside by visiting
South Tyneside Sexual Health Dual Screening programme.
If you would like further support around your sexual health you can always go to your
There are also a range of sexual health services available from your local Sexual Health clinic(s), including contraception, STI screening, young people's clinics and C Card outlets. For more information go to
South Tyneside sexual health services.