Being a teenager: it’s a risky business.

Being a teenager isn’t easy. In fact, adolescence can be one of the most difficult times of your life. 

Teenage advice

You’ll encounter new experiences, and want to try out new things. Some of these experiences might be good, and others not so good and some could turn out badly.

So, at this time of your life, you’ll need to learn how to deal with risks...

Sometimes you'll learn to work it out, but sometimes you might make bad choices. If you do, you won’t be alone – this is a normal part of growing up. What’s important is that you recognise the risks when you see them...

...and that’s where this website comes in. Here, you’ll find information about some of the issues you might face, and advice on how to deal with them. You’ll also find details of where to go for help, if you need it.