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  1. Sexual assault

    Sexual assault is any unwanted sexual behaviour or activity that makes the victim feel uncomfortable, frightened or threatened.

  2. Sexual decision making

    It is normal to have mixed feelings about having sex with someone else.

  3. Sexuality explained

    Sexuality is not about whom we have sex with, or how often we have it. Sexuality is about our sexual feelings, thoughts, attractions and behaviours towards other people. We can find other people physically, sexually or emotionally attractive, and all those things are a part of our sexuality.

  4. Shiftwork

    A person working the night shift is at greater risk of various disorders and accidents.

  5. Single parenting

    In single-parent households, issues such as holidays or major family purchases are more likely to be decided with the children.

  6. Sleep - children and naps

    A child needs a daytime nap until they are around 2 and a half to 3 years of age.

  7. Sleep - children and nightmares

    Your child may have only a few scary dreams a year, or be troubled by nightmares much more often.

  8. Smoking - effects on your body

    Along with nicotine, people who smoke inhale about 7,000 other chemicals in cigarette smoke. Many of these chemicals come from burning tobacco leaf. Some of these compounds are chemically active and trigger profound and damaging changes in the body.

  9. Smoking - quit services for diverse groups

    Resources to stop smoking are available in a variety of languages and are distributed free of charge.

  10. Smoking - quitting tips

    People who successfully quit smoking see their past attempts as practice and experience.