EKHO Resource Page:
At EKHO, we take your overall wellness very seriously and would like to provide as much support as possible on our website. If we haven’t covered what you are looking for on our platform, then hopefully the links below to the third-party sites will be helpful. Whether you’re concerned about yourself or a loved one, these sexual health charities, organisations and support groups can offer independent expert advice.
Links to a Number of Sexual Wellbeing Sites:
Sexual Health Helpline
0300 123 7123
Free confidential information and advice on sexual health.
Open Monday to Friday, 9am–8pm
NHS 111 (England)
NHS help if you have an urgent medical concern and are in England. Gives advice and details of medical services including where to go for emergency contraception.
NHS Direct (Wales)
Dial 0845 46 47 or 111 (where available)
NHS health advice and information service, providing advice and details of medical services in Wales including where to go for emergency contraception. Offers an online enquiry service.
NHS 24 (Scotland)
Dial 111. Available at evenings and weekends only.
NHS information and advice service, providing advice and details of medical services in Scotland, including where to go for emergency contraception.
FPA helpline (Northern Ireland)
0345 122 8687
Information about contraception, sexual health and pregnancy choices. They can also tell you where your nearest sexual health clinics are. This is also the number for their pregnancy choices counselling service.
General Wellbeing Sites Websites:
Be Real is a campaign to promote better body confidence for everyone.
Boots WebMD provides information on various sexual health topics. Also sells some types of contraception as well as tests and medication for some sexually transmitted infections.
Drink Aware Trust provides information about alcohol and drinking. There’s information for people planning a pregnancy and if you’re already pregnant.
Ectopic Pregnancy Foundation is a charity raising awareness of ectopic pregnancies with a 24-hour helpline if you think you might be having an ectopic pregnancy.
Fertility Care Scotland A charitable organisation of voluntary trained and accredited teachers of the Billings Ovulation Method™. Provides free teaching of the method and also run a training course every 18 months for new teachers.
Fertility UK is the national fertility awareness and natural family planning service for the UK. The service provides comprehensive and objective information to the general public and health professionals on all aspects of fertility awareness.
Fertility Network UK provides support to those affected by infertility, as well as providing information, practical and emotional support.
Freedoms Shop is an NHS sexual health promotion initiative. It stocks a huge selection of high quality condoms and lubricants, as well as testing and sampling kits and sells them at very competitive prices.
Marie Stopes International provides information for the public and professionals on services including contraception, sterilisation, abortion and health screening.
Miscarriage Association has information answering the most commonly asked questions about pregnancy loss, and offers support and help to those who’ve experienced pregnancy loss.
National Society for Epilepsy provides information on all aspects of living with epilepsy. Their website includes specific information on epilepsy and contraception and epilepsy and pregnancy.
NHS Smokefree is an online resource for advice, information and support to help you stop smoking.
Public Health Agency provides health information, including sexual health, for people in Northern Ireland.
Public Health England supports the public so they can protect and improve their own health and shares data, information and expertise to help organisations and professionals make improvements in the public’s health.
Relate offers advice, relationship counselling, sex therapy, workshops, mediation, consultations and support face-to-face, by phone and through their website.
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists provides information for the public and professionals on sterilisation (vasectomy and tubal occlusion) and abortion.
Women’s Health Concern is a charitable organisation which provides information to help educate and support women with their healthcare.