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Who Needs to Know? Confidentiality in Adolescent Sexual Health

When it comes to sexual health care, what are adolescents' views of confidentiality? What are the limits of confidentiality in the health care context, and how can providers improve their practice to build trust? ACT for Youth reviewed recent research to find out.


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Providing Health Care to Adolescents

Health care professionals who serve adolescents know that members of this age group have their own particular needs and concerns. In this section, we connect to research, professional development opportunities, tools, and other resources to help health care professionals work well with, and promote the optimum health of, their adolescent patients.

ACT for Adolescent Health

ACT for Adolescent Health is a newsletter for health care providers who work with adolescents in New York State. Sponsored by the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) and ACT for Youth, the newsletter provides up-to-date information to improve your care for adolescents:
  • Updated clinical guidelines
  • New policy statements
  • Upcoming events
  • State-wide initiatives
  • Useful resources
The newsletter is edited by Dr. Taylor Starr and Dr. Richard Kreipe of URMC.


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