Teen Sex is Always About More Than Sex

April 26, 2018

From our Executive Director, Mary Anne Mosack:   Like a breath of fresh air introduced into a long enclosed space, a new funding opportunity has been released from the Office of Adolescent Health(OAH) bringing into view a more balanced approach to sex education. The new Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) funding...

Parent Partnerships

December 14, 2017

Let's talk about engaging parents in your SRA program. Getting parents' attention is hard!  We all know that there are a million things vying for our attention and time. It can be a major challenge to engage parents in discussions regarding their child and sex. If you feel challenged in...

Poverty Prevention and Success Sequence for Millennials

November 14, 2017

Sexual Risk Avoidance (SRA) programs focus on preventing the well-documented factors that lead to poverty and offer practical and effective solutions for addressing this persistent societal concern. The SRA approach focuses on prevention, with solution-oriented approaches that address causes rather than effects.1   It Works Regardless of Race and Socioeconomic...


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The Weekly Update: September 20, 2018

September 20, 2018

Reducing the Risk of Sexting? In February, a University of Calgary study analyzed the findings of 39 international studies that altogether included 110,380 teenagers. It found that one in seven had sent a sext (a sexually explicit image, video or message), and one in four had received them. Twelve per...

The Weekly Update: September 6, 2018

September 6, 2018

STD Rates Continue to Climb For the fourth year in a row infection rates for gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia have all risen.  According to the CDC, gonorrhea rates have increased by 67 percent, and syphilis by 76 percent. Chlamydia remains the most common STD, with infections at more than 1.7 million...

The Weekly Update: August 23, 2018

August 23, 2018

Good News as Youth Head Back to School! As the new school year begins, it's a great time to look at the things that kids are doing right.  Encouraging news from the new Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)tells us that youth have healthier behaviors today than they did 25 years...


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