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Transition Age Youth Relationships and Sexual Health

Advocates for Youth Leaving OMH site 
Advocates for Youth champions efforts to help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health.

What is Sexual Health? Leaving OMH site 
Often when we speak of adolescents, sex, and sexuality, we focus on what adults don't want young people to do. But sexuality is a normal, positive, and lifelong aspect of health and well-being, and it encompasses more than our behaviors.

Love Notes Leaving OMH site 
For a growing number of teens and young adults, progress in school and in employment is derailed by unplanned pregnancy, single parenting, and troubled relationships. Love Notes was created for this audience, some of whom are already pregnant or parenting.

It is your (sex) Life Leaving OMH site
Tips for talking with your partner about sex, education on preventing pregnancy, information and guidance on sexually transmitted diseases (STD) and STD testing.

Planned Parenthood
Planned Parenthood is the nation’s leading sexual and reproductive health care provider and advocate.

Power to DecideLeaving OMH site
Provides information on sexual health and contraceptive methods so young people can make informed decisions.

White Paper: Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health in the Digital Age Leaving OMH site
The paper explores how youth, particularly youth of color, use technology for their sexual and reproductive health. Watch the video and then download the white paper.