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Time to Talk Day 2018


Thursday, 1 February, 2018 (All day)

Sexual Health #ProtectEachOther

Did you know...

  • That 6 in 10 of all chlamydia and gonorrhoea diagnoses in 2016 were in people aged 15-24? Using a condom reduces your chances of getting an STI. To find out more
  • 7 in 10 cases of chlamydia are symptomless, Find out more about why using a condom is the way forward
  • Chlamydia and gonorrhoea are the two most common bacterial STIs in England amongst 15-24 year olds. Using a condom protects you from STIs. To find out more about STIs
  • Over half of all new STIs diagnosed in 2016 were in 15-24 year olds. To lower your risk, use a condom 
  • In England, around 128,000 chlamydia diagnoses are in young people aged 15- 24. You can help to stop the spread of chlamydia by always using a condom 
  • Of people aged 15-24, boys are twice and girls are seven times more likely to be diagnosed with an STI than their counterparts aged 25-59. Make sure you’re aware of the risks of sex without a condom 
  • Chlamydia is the most common bacterial STI in England, followed by gonorrhoea as the second most common.

Protect each other from STIs, always use a condom http://po.st/0bW8A4 

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