Self Help... Young People

Sexual Health & Relationships


Emergency Contraception (morning after pill)

Emergency contraception can be used if a contraceptive method fails (for example a condom splits or a pill is forgotten or taken late) or no contraception is used.

Emergency contraception is more effective the sooner after sex it is taken it is important that you seek emergency contraceptive advice as quickly as possible.

Emergency contraception is available free from:

This information was published in February 2020 and will be reviewed in September 2020.