Teen Resources


Offers separate sites for parents, teens, kids, and educators. This website covers a wide variety of health information from pregnancy through teen years.


US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers a significant amount of information and printable handouts related to STD/STIs, including hepatitis and HIV.


Advocates for Youth champions efforts that help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health. Advocates believes it can best serve the field by boldly advocating for a more positive and realistic approach to adolescent sexual health.


Sex, etc. is a website on sexual health that is written by teens, for teens. There are blogs, forums and chat rooms where teens can interact. Topics include: relationships, dating violence, male and female health, birth control options, STD/STIs, LGBTQ issues, pregnancy, substance abuse, and body image. Also, in the case of a crisis, there is a long resource list available. They also produce a magazine of the same name.


MySistahs is a Web site created by and for young women of color to provide information and offer support on sexual and reproductive health issues through education and advocacy. Through monthly features, message boards, and online peer education, young women receive information on activism, culture and sexual health.


The American Social Health Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the health of individuals, families, and communities, with a focus on sexually transmitted diseases. They also offer a teen website, www.iwannaknow.org, and a website in Spanishwww.quirosaber.org.


Find more information on Gardasil, the vaccine for HPV types 6, 11, 16, 18 go to or get more information at www.cdc.gov/std/hpv/STDFact-HPV-vaccine.htm


As part of the Advocates for Youth website, this website provides information and communication opportunities for LGBTQI youth.


One Iowa is the state’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) advocacy organization, committed to full equality for LGBT individuals