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HELPFUL RESOURCES FOR:

 Young People

The following resources may be of interest to
young people in middle and high school.

Amaze is a project of Advocates for Youth and is designed for young people ages 10-14. It takes the awkardness out of sex ed!

Figuring out what consent means might be tricky, but this funny video makes it easy.

The Focus Program is based on a student led approach and promotes school and community partnerships for the prevention of HIV/AIDS and other adolescent risk behaviors.

Girls, Inc. is a national nonprofit youth organization dedicated to inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold.

Sex, Etc. is an award-winning national magazine and website on sexual health that is written by teens, for teens.

Stay Teen is a fun, interactive website created by the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy that is just for teens.

Teens Health is a website that was created for teens looking for honest, accurate information and advice about health, relationships, growing up.

 Young Adults

The following resources may be of interest to
young adults in high school and college.

Bedsider: Bedsider is a project of the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, and is a birth control support network. Bedsider can help you decide which birth control method is best for you, where to get it, and can help remind you when to take/refill your birth control.

Figuring out what consent means might be tricky, but this funny video makes it easy.

Go Ask Alice!: Go Ask Alice! is a project of Columbia University that allows young people to confidentially ask questions related to sexual health. Answers to questions are fact-based, informative, and inclusive.

It’s Your Sex Life: Sponsored by MTV, It’s Your Sex Life has frank, honest, and mature content about relationships, STDs, condom use, and preventing pregnancy. It provides useful information on where and how to get tested for STDs, the different methods of contraception, as well as a discussion on delaying sexual activity.

I Wanna Know!: The American Health Association’s teen resource provides information on sexual health, STIs, pregnancy and parenthood, and healthy relationships.

Preventing Unplanned Pregnancy and Completing College: Online Lessons: The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy has debuted three online lessons for college-aged adults so that they may consider how an unplanned pregnancy might affect their educational goals, as well as other parts of their lives. Lessons include information about condoms and birth control, and allow the young adult to explore which methods are best for them, as well as set up a plan to to avoid an unplanned pregnancy. Lessons                                are 30-40 minutes long and provide a quiz at the end.

Scarleteen: “Sex ed for the real world”, Scarleteen provides information, advice, and support on many issues related to sexual health and relationships.

SHAPE: “Sexual Health Awareness through Peer Education” is a group of trained and knowledgeable college students and people living with HIV who promote awareness of sexual health, sexual decision making, HIV, and healthy relationships through fun, interactive workshops and outreach events to youth and young adults in the greater Birmingham area.

Teen Health FX: This website is designed for teens interested in learning more about their physical, mental, and sexual health, and includes a “for teens, by teens” page developed by a youth advisory committee.

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