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*I want to protect myself against sexual transmitted infections (STIs)

Sexually transmitted infections are on the increase across England. In 2018 the number of sexually transmitted infections rose for the first time in three years in Staffordshire. The scary ones are back. There was a 26% increase in Gonorrhoea diagnosis in England between 2017 and…

Activity Finder Tool (Sport Across Staffordshire)

Sport Across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent is a partnership of agencies “working together to champion participation, enjoyment and success through sport, physical education and physical activity”. Use their activity finder to find an activity to suit you. 

The Breastfeeding Network

The Breastfeeding Network (BfN) aims to be an independent source of support and information for breastfeeding women and others.

Do I have a sexually transmitted infection (STI)?

STIs do not always have symptoms but can have consequences if they are not treated. If you think you might be at risk of having an STI then you can be tested easily at one of Staffordshire’s sexual health clinics. If your test returns positive…

Drinking alcohol while pregnant (NHS Choices)

Experts are still unsure exactly how much – if any – alcohol is completely safe for you to have while you're pregnant, so the safest approach is not to drink at all while you're expecting. Is it safe to drink alcohol when pregnant? The Chief Medical Officers for the…

Health and wellness

If you want to find advice, help and support to improve your health and wellbeing, try searching here on Staffordshire Connects. There are a range of family, children and young people services or groups in Staffordshire. Just click on the menu below to find out more. 

Health for teens (healthy eating)

For information about ways to eat healthily, nutrition and diet, please the Health for teens website. Health for Teens introduces a new and different way for young people aged 11-19 to learn about their health.

Health for teens (physical activity)

For information and advice about keeping fit and exercising, take a look at the health for teens website.

Health for teens (sexual health)

For information about looking after your sexual health, please see the health for teens website. Health for Teens introduces a new and different way for young people aged 11-19 to learn about their health. This site is for information only, services are available locally for…

Healthy eating for teens (NHS Choices)

As a teenager, your body is going through many physical changes – changes that need to be supported by a healthy, balanced diet. For more information about healthy eating as a teenager please see the NHS Choices website  
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