It won’t happen to me.

Anna, 20 It won’t happen to me. A phrase most young people live by. If a statistic says 95% success rate then people assume that it will work for them because ‘it won’t happen to me’. What they forget is that it has to happen to someone, otherwise the other 5% wouldn’t exist. This is the exact same opinion I had, until it did happen to me. A lot of young people know that they


Facts 435,000 people were diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease in 2015 in England alone. STDs doubled among 50-90-year-olds in the UK, USA and Canada. The ten most common STDs in the UK are chlamydia, syphilis, gonorrhoea, warts, genital herpes, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B, hepatitis C, pubic lice, and trichomonas. There’s been a large increase in the number of diagnoses of syphilis and gonorrhoea in 2015 compared to 2014 (20% and 11% increase,