Puberty

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Puberty can make you feel weird and confused, but there’s loads of information out there to help. The team at Rise Above have scoured the web to find a great selection of articles and videos to help you learn more about it. Rise Above provides interesting and useful stuff from the web and beyond to get young people talking about the things that matter. You’ll find inspiring and useful stories, videos, games and advice here.

Your body goes through all sorts of changes in your early teens. Use the topics pages on Childline to find out what to expect during puberty, or check out the message boards to find out what other young people are talking about. Childline is yours – a free, private and confidential service where you can be you, whatever your worry, whenever you need help, and however you want to get in touch.

NHS Choices: Periods and what you need to know. Getting your period for the first time is a normal part of puberty, but can be a scary thought for many girls, especially if you don’t know what to expect. This booklet from NHS Choices tells you everything you need to know about getting your period to take away that worry and make sure you’re well prepared when it happens to you.

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