Healthy lives for young people

Free resources

Brook provides free resources which can be used to supplement relationship and sex education (RSE) lessons.

  • Emergency contraception: how does it work? (video)

    A short video on how the morning after pill and IUD (coil) can work to prevent pregnancy up to 5 days after sex.

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  • Talking to teenagers about consent and pleasure – Brook blog

    Education and Wellbeing Specialist, Lota Bantić, explains why teaching young people about consent and pleasure is an essential component of Relationships and Sex Education, and gives some tips for if you’re approaching these topics for the first time.

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  • Keeping young people safe online – Brook blog

    For Safer Internet Day 2020, Kelly Harris, Business Development Lead for Brook’s expansion work into Wales, uses her 15+ years of experience working with young people to discuss the importance of staying safe online.

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  • Coping with a break up (British Sign Language video)

    Some tips on coping with a break up in British Sign Language (with subtitles). Made in partnership with SignHealth, the deaf health charity.

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  • What is sexual activity? (British Sign Language video)

    A short video explaining different types of sexual activity in British Sign Language with subtitles. Made in partnership with SignHealth, the deaf health charity.

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  • Talking about sex and relationships – RSE for SEND

    Guidance to help family members and carers of young people with SEND prepare for, and have, important conversations about sex, relationships and sexual health. Developed in partnership with Mencap for Sexual Health Week 2019.

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  • Let’s talk about…Sex and Social Media (video)

    Young people talk about the positive and negative impact of social media on sex and sex education. Created in partnership with Enhance the UK and IPPF.

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  • Let’s talk about…Sex Education (video)

    A group of young people discuss their experience of sex education at school and what changes they'd like to see. Created in partnership with Enhance the UK and IPPF.

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  • Let’s talk about…Sex & Consent (video)

    Young people discuss the importance of learning about consent and getting consent when engaging in sexual activity. Created in partnership with Enhance the UK and IPPF.

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  • PERIOD TRACKER

    Mark when your period starts and ends using this monthly cycle tracker. You can also write down your moods (e.g. tired, energetic, spotty) to see how your feelings change over the month.

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  • Contraception – The Progestogen-only Pill (POP): how does it work? (video)

    A short video on how the Progestogen-only pill, also known as the 'mini pill', works to prevent pregnancy.

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  • Contraception – The Combined Pill (COC): how does it work? (video)

    A short video on how the combined pill, also known as 'the pill', works to prevent pregnancy.

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