Posts Tagged ‘Reproductive Health’

Good News for Young People Everywhere: Those Uncomfortable Conversations Just Got a Lot More Comfortable

May 31, 2016

Let’s face it. It’s no secret that young people don’t particularly enjoy talking to adults about their sexual health. Thanks to Planned Parenthood, those “awkward” conversations just got a lot easier. Planned Parenthood’s Chat/Text program lets young people talk anonymously with a trusted professional about emergency contraception, STD prevention...

School-Based Health Centers and LARCs

July 9, 2015

School-based health centers (SBHCs) are considered one of the most effective strategies for delivering preventive care, including reproductive health services, to adolescents—a population long considered difficult to reach. The School-Based Health Alliance supports adolescents’ access to confidential sexual and reproductive health services. This includes long-acting reversible contraception (LARCs) methods...

New Recommendations on LARCs

October 21, 2014

The times they are surely changing. And so are the American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines on teenage pregnancy prevention. In the October issue of Pediatrics, AAP published a policy statement and accompanying technical report featuring their latest guidelines for teen pregnancy prevention, reflecting a big change from their previously...

Bringing Health Care to New Populations

August 19, 2014

Over the next few weeks, we will preview stories from the School-Based Health Alliance’s 2012-13 Annual Report here on the blog. Click here to download the full report. In 2013, the School-Based Health Alliance partnered with the Montefiore School Health Program to increase outreach to a high risk, historically...

The Youth Track at the School-Based Health Alliance Convention

June 18, 2014

By Tyler Lang, Youth Advisory Council Member The Youth Track is one of the many great activities at the School-Based Health Alliance’s annual convention. The Youth Track is designed to help educate our nation’s youth about the ever-changing world of school-based health centers, and about health care in general....

Workshop: How Collaborative Efforts Initiated Birth Control in Denver Public Schools

June 2, 2014

By Kari Kuka, MS, CHES Have you been hitting your head against the wall trying to convince your local school district, principals, and parents to dispense condoms and contraception? Are you tired of diagnosing and treating chlamydia but can’t give out condoms to prevent it? Join us in learning how...