Resources

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HELPFUL RESOURCES FOR:

Parents/Caregivers

The following resources may be of interest to parents or caregivers as they
discuss sexual health and relationships with their young people.
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Amaze: Videos to help you have conversations about puberty and sexual health with your kids
Please note: Some parents/caregivers may be uncomfortable with the videos on this website. We encourage you to utilize this and all resources with your best judgement for your child. 

Young People

The following resources may be of interest to
young people in late elementary school, middle school, and high school.
young7

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!
Please note: Some parents/caregivers may be uncomfortable with the videos on this website. We encourage you to talk with trusted adults about these videos, and use your best judgement in viewing the videos. 

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Bedsider is a project of Power to Decide, 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.

young8

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

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Chirp is a website for young parents and includes resources for meeting other young parents, where to get health care, and how to access benefits.

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

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

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

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Priority STD: Your Health is Our Priority - This website allows you to find out where you can be tested for STIs and HIV

Young Adults

The following resources may be of interest to
young adults in high school and college.
young10

Bedsider is a project of Power to Decide, 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.

Chirp Logo

Chirp is a website for young parents and includes resources for meeting other young parents, where to get health care, and how to access benefits.

young8

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

priority-std

Priority STD: Your Health is Our Priority - This website allows you to find out where you can be tested for STIs and HIV

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

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It’s Your Sex Life is sponsored by MTV and has frank, honest, and mature content about relationships, STIs, condom use, and preventing pregnancy. It provides useful information on where and how to get tested for STIs, different methods of contraception, and learning about LGBTQ and relationships.

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I Wanna Know! is a teen resource by the American Health Association that provides information on sexual health, STIs, pregnancy and parenthood, and healthy relationships.

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

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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.

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Teen Health FX is a website 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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Sex, Etc. University is by and for college-age people. Whatever your sexual orientation, gender identity, race, or ability, Sex, Etc. University has information you need to have healthy and fun relationships.