Do you think youth have positive impressions of birth control? Think again. Mary Maley shares the results of an ACT for Youth Center of Excellence focus group study that looked into young people's experiences and beliefs regarding birth control and family planning services.
This newly updated web page provides selected statistics on adolescent sexual health, including sexual orientation; romantic relationships and sexual experience; condoms and contraceptives; risky behaviors; pregnancy, abortion, and birth rates; and STDs, including HIV. Be sure to check the endnotes for rich resources for further information.
This page of the Adolescent Development Toolkit links to reliable, informative websites for parents and reliable, youth-friendly websites for teens.
On our youth site, we help young people think through what to do when relationships go sour.