About the new coronavirus and the disease COVID-19
You can find information in English and frequently asked questions about covid-19 on The Public Health Agency of Sweden’s website.
"My heart was racing and I had butterflies in my stomach"
This story was sent to Youmo by a young person.
More articles in Swedish at UMO.se
Youmo is a website where parts of UMO.se are presented in several languages. This is a website for young people aged 13– 20 years with information, pictures and films about the human body, love, health, sex and many other topics.
How to get health care
Everyone who lives in Sweden has the right to get health care when they need it. Call 112 if you or someone else has a life-threatening injury or illness.
Sexual orientation and LGBTQ
Sexual orientation is about the gender of the people you fall in love with and are attracted to. You have the right to love and be together with whoever you want. In Sweden this is the law.
Can my family decide everything about my life?
Your parents or legal guardians have responsibility for you until you reach the age of 18. But they aren’t allowed to decide everything. You have the right to be present and make decisions that affect your life. Get help from someone else if you feel that your family wants to decide on or control your life.