Information for Teens

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How do you know what is true and what isn't when surfing the internet? Below you will find accurate health information and resources especially for teens.


arrowKnowledge is Power

Know what is happening with teens in Michigan and what your rights are to get the healthcare you need.



arrowOptions for Preventing Pregnancy

If you are choosing to have sex, there is a "menu of options" available that you should consider when deciding which safer sex behaviors may work for you.


arrowPractical Advice

You may have had discussions about sex with your parents, health teachers or friends and still you have questions. These documents will give you the answers to some of the most common questions you or your friends may have.



arrowTeen Friendly Web Sites

For more information from sources you can trust visit these websites. See the "resources/websites" tab for additional websites.


arrow Additional Resources

Information for Parents

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What should parents and caregivers know about adolescents and adolescent sexual activity?  This page provides pregnancy prevention and adolescent health resources for parents and caregivers raising adolescents.

arrow Communicating With Your Teen 

Helpful tips and advice for talking to your teen about abstinence, sexual activity, relationships and other important issues.

arrow Adolescent Development 

Resources on the adolescent brain, why teens behave as they do and the building blocks of positive youth development.

arrow Free Workshop for Parents 

As part of the Governor's initiative to reduce unintended pregnancies, this free workshop is for parents to help them talk with their middle school child about abstinence and sexuality.

arrow Data & Research 


What we've been told about adolescent sexual activity from research and surveys of adults and teens.

arrow Parent Friendly Websites 


These websites provide parents and caregiver with information and resources on raising adolescents. See the "resources/websites" tab for additional websites.

arrow Additional Resources