For Students

Resources

  • Stay Teen – www.stayteen.org
    From the website: The goal of Stay Teen is to encourage you to enjoy your teen years and avoid the responsibilities that come with too-early pregnancy and parenting. The more you know about issues like sex, relationships, abstinence, and birth control, the better prepared you’ll be to make informed choices for your future. We’re not telling you how to live your life…we just want to give you some food for thought and the latest facts. It’s up to you to make your own smart decisions.
  • It’s Your (Sex) Life – www.itsyoursexlife.com
    From the website: It’s Your (Sex) Life is MTV’s Emmy and Peabody Award-winning public information campaign to support young people in making responsible decisions about their sexual health. The campaign focuses on reducing unintended pregnancy, preventing the spread of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including HIV/AIDS, and open communication with partners and healthcare providers. IYSL was launched in 1997 with the Kaiser Family Foundation.
  • Scarleteen – www.scarleteen.com
    From the website: Scarleteen is an independent, grassroots sexuality and relationships education and support organization that providing sex and relationships information and support for young people worldwide. They offer  online static content, interactive services referrals, other outreach, mentoring and leadership.
  • Iwannaknow – www.iwannaknow.org (also has a section for parents)
    From the website: iwannaknow.org offers information on sexual health for for teens and young adults. This is where you will find the facts, the support, and the resources to answer your questions, find referrals, and get access to in-depth information about sexual health, sexually transmitted infections (STDs), healthy relationships, and more.
  • TeensHealth from Nemours – www.kidshealth.org (also has sections for parents and educators)
    Available in both English and Spanish, kidshealth.org offers three different sites for parents, kids, and teens. Parents are given all-encompassing advice and information on their child’s wellbeing, starting from prenatal health. The kid friendly portion contains medically accurate games, movies and more to teach children about their body in a fun way. For the growing teen, this section has information on puberty, how to stay healthy and general life advice.
  • AMAZE – amaze.org
    At AMAZE, our goal is to make sex ed approachable, engaging, and informative for very young adolescents, which is why our tagline is “More info. Less weird.” AMAZE—a collaboration between national sex education experts Advocates for Youth, Answer and
  • Youth Tech Health – http://yth.org
    is a groundbreaking global initiative to provide young adolescents, their parents and educators with animated and often humorous videos about puberty, healthy relationships, consent and other important sex education topics.
  • Sex, Etc. –https://sexetc.org/
    Sex, Etc. provides youth with a platform to discuss sexual health topics. Resources include FAQs, definitions, and stories from teens. Sex, Etc. also gives teen a voice with a magazine, forum, and blog.
  • Teen mental health information – www.teenmentalhealth.org/learn/
    A website designed to share information about mental health and provide resources that can help youths  understand mental health.

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