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Sexual Health Education Resources

Need help to teach sexual health education in schools? Find out what is available for local educators:

Health Unit Supports/Services

Classroom Presentations - A Health Unit nurse is available to visit your classroom to provide a presentation on sexual health clinic services, contraception and Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) prevention. To book a time or borrow a contraception sample kit, call at least three weeks in advance:

• In Northumberland County, call 1-866-888-4577, ext. 1205

• In Haliburton County/City of Kawartha Lakes, call 1-866-888-4577, ext. 2205

Sexual Jeopardy - The Health Unit is updating this popular tool for teaching sexual health to students in Grades 9-12. A new and revised game edition (to be smartboard-friendly) of this classroom resource will be available in early 2016. Email for more information.

SexText for Educators - This quarterly newsletter provides sexual health resources and websites. Click below for back issues:

SexText - Fall 2016 - Dangers of Sexting...Helping Students Avoid Pitfalls

SexText - Summer 2016 - Putting a Stop to Sexual Violence

SexText - Winter 2016 - Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness

SexText - Fall 2015 - Embracing New Health & Physical Education Curriculum

SexText - Spring 2015 - Dating Violence...Resources to Help

SexText - Fall 2014 - Sexual Health Services: Confidential Counselling and Information

SexText - Spring 2014 - Challenging Gender Norms

SexText - Winter 2014 - Sexual Health Education Resources

SexText - Fall 2013 - Fostering/Supporting Healthy Relationships

Sexual Health Clinics/Services - Find out about sexual health clinics and related services offered by the Health Unit in Haliburton County, Northumberland County and the City of Kawartha Lakes.

External Resources

Sexuality and U - Developed by the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada, this site provides resources to help educate students about puberty, contraception, STI prevention and sexual well-being.

Sexpressions - Website provides comprehensive sex education for youth, offering training, in-school talks and the largest selection of sex ed materials in North America.

Teaching Sexual Health Web Portal - Site developed by Alberta educators and health professionals to enhance excellence in sexual health education.

Teen Health Source - An online sexual health information service run for and by youth.