This information sheet is to help guide fathers to influence their teenagers sexual risk behaviors in positive ways. It encourages fathers to monitor and supervise their teen, be involved in their lives, communicate well, and share their values. It also provides a list of resources for additional information and assistance.
This poster illustrates the 12 populations being left behind worldwide in the fight against HIV/AIDS, including: people living with HIV but don't know it, young women, prisoners, migrants, injecting drug users, sex workers, men who have sex with men, transgendered persons, pregnant women, children, the homeless, people with disabilities, and people over 50 years of age.
This report is a white paper that is intended for practitioners and others who work with adolescents. It provides an overview about the ways in which digital technology can be used to improve the sexual health of adolescents.
This information sheet discusses several studies that have shown healthy teens generally do better in school than their less healthy peers. It discusses the link between health and academic achievement; sexual risk taking and its consequences; health disparities benefits of school health programs; and comprehensive sex education.
This report summarizes a study of 101 women who were newly diagnosed as HIV positive and controls to determine reasons for the behaviors that put them at risk for HIV infection. Poverty, partner risk behavior, and alcohol and drug use were among reasons for their behavior. Findings demonstrate the need for multiple approaches to reducing HIV infection among black women.
This information sheet compares the sexual health and behaviors of adolescents in Europe to those of adolescents in the United States. It provides epidemiological data comparing European and American adolescents regarding pregnancy, birth and abortion rates, STD rates, contraceptive use, and sexual behaviors. It makes recommendations for the improvement of adolescent sexual health in the U.S., based on the results of the survey findings.
This report presents data for 2002-2007 on sexual and reproductive health of persons aged 10-24 years in the United States. Data were compiled from the National Vital Statistics System and multiple surveys and surveillance systems that monitor sexual and reproductive health outcomes. The report addresses three primary topics: (1) current levels of risk behavior and health outcomes; (2) disparities by sex, age, race/ethnicity, and geographic residence; and (3) trends over time.