You may not be protected against pregnancy if you've forgotten to take your pill.This depends on the type you're taking, how many doses you missed already, and how many pills are left in the packet.But you might want to take time to make your decision.
Talk to a nurse or doctor at a clinic or GP surgery about what contraception is right for you.
Condoms are the only method that can protect you from both STIs and pregnancy.
A sexual assault can happen anywhere, including in your home, and is more likely to be done by someone you know than a stranger.
Find rape and sexual assault support services, including SARCs.
There are also lots of places that are set up especially for young people.
Most STIs can be treated easily, so don't be scared of having a test and getting a positive result. The first thing to do is find out for certain by taking a pregnancy test. There are lots of places where you can have a free pregnancy test and get confidential advice, even if you're under 16, including: Find your nearest sexual health services.
If you have any doubt about whether your contraceptive pill is affected, use condoms while taking medication and for seven days afterwards.
If you vomit within two hours of taking the pill, it might not work properly and you'll need to use condoms as well for seven days.
If you have diarrhoea, keep taking the pill as usual.