The HSE Crisis Pregnancy Programme has worked with a range of other organisations to produce the following resources to help parents in talking to teenagers about relationships and sexual health.
For parents of 10-14 year olds. Used in 5th, 6th class in school or in 1st year. Contains basic information on puberty and human reproduction. Freetext BUSY followed by your name and address to 50444 to get a free copy.
You Can Talk To Me
DVD and booklets – contains tips and advice for parents on talking to their children about relationships and sexual health. To order a copy freetext PARENT, followed by your name and address to 50444.
Parents – Tips for Talking to Older Teenagers about Relationships and Sex
For parents of older adolescents. Contains information for parents on talking to their children about relationships and sex. To get a free copy, freetext TALK followed by your name and address to 50444.
The FACTS DVD
For parents, teachers and youth workers providing sex education to older adolescents and young adults. Contains information on fertility, contraception, sexually transmitted infections and crisis pregnancy. To get a free copy, freetext FACTS followed by your name and address to 50444.
To order the Think Contraception booklet please visit healthpromotion.ie under the category ‘Sexual Health’. For information on contraception, visit www.thinkcontraception.ie
Crisis Pregnancy Counselling
To order a Positive Options leaflet or wallet card please visit healthpromotion.ie under the category ‘Sexual Health’. For information on crisis pregnancy counselling, visit www.positiveoptions.ie
Research summary on teenage sexuality
Key findings from HSE Crisis Pregnancy Programme research about teenage sexuality.
The Irish Study of Sexual Health and Relationships
This is a nationally representative study on the sexual knowledge, attitudes and behaviour of Irish people. The study formed the evidence base for the B4uDecide.ie campaign.
Relationships and Sexuality Education – Going Forward Together
An Introduction to Relationships and Sexuality Education for Parents. The Department of Education and Science has produced this booklet to inform parents about the RSE programme in schools.