Category Archives: safe

Register Today! Successes in Adolescent Health: Tools and Techniques to Support Pregnant and Parenting Young People in Breastfeeding

Successes in Adolescent Health: Tools and Techniques to Support Pregnant and Parenting Young People in Breastfeeding   An education and training event for health care providers, school staff, and others that work with adolescents MONDAY, AUGUST 15 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CT · Registration 9:00 a.m. CT Location: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s

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The Youth Partnership for Health (YPH) is a youth advisory council for the state is recruiting, and they’re looking for youth just like you! Apply by June 30th

The Youth Partnership for Health (YPH) is a youth advisory council for state, local and community stakeholders. YPH was created to ensure that the needs of young people are integrated in the programs and policies that affect youth, and it aims to represent youth from all over Colorado. We are seeking young people ages 13-19, with diverse

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Sexual Assault Can Happen in Relationships, Too

Content warning: Abuse (physical, sexual), rape, sexual assault April is Sexual Assault Awareness month, a nationally recognized effort to draw attention to the fact that one in five women and one in fifty-nine men will experience sexual assault in their lifetimes. We often equate romantic relationships with consent — leading to the common misconception that

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It’s Coming…The Urban Youth Summit, and you have to be there!

The Urban Youth Summit is for urban youth ages 16-21 and will be held on April 29, 2016 (see attached flyer). GOALS FOR THE URBAN YOUTH SUMMIT: -Provide an educational and safe place for urban youth to cross reference and cross pollinate their ideas, thoughts and visions into action plans to promote sustainable cities

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White Privilege Glasses: New Video Asks ‘Can You See White Privilege?’

The project, called “White Privilege Glasses,” comes from a Chicago-based seminary. Ever wish you could help White people recognize the privilege they enjoy and how it impacts people of color? A new video campaign from the Chicago Theological Seminary (CTS) aims to do just that. Called “White Privilege Glasses,” the video depicts a White man seeing

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6 Ways to Start Fresh This Semester

  January 5, 2016 • By Her Campus, a global community for college women What’s our New Year’s resolution at Her Campus? Beyond acing organic chemistry, we want to help you make this semester way healthier than your last. Everyone knows college is stressful — and in between back-to-back finals, generous helpings of eggnog, and

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When it comes to sex and sexually transmitted infections, we want all teens to Know The Facts First. No fiction, just the facts.

OWH Director Dr. Nancy C. Lee announces a new campaign, Know The Facts First, aimed at providing teen girls with accurate information about sexual health, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and STI prevention so that they can make informed decisions.

Check this out, a social media platform specifically for youth health… I know, I know, amazing right!!!!

What is T2X? T2X is a social network designed to help teens and adults learn about living healthy lives. In additional to all the typical social features — videos, photos, games, chats, etc — T2X also has a ton of resources about health. Whether somebody wants to learn about STDs, join an online physical activity

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Juvenile Assessment Center finds ways to reach more kids who need help

Nonprofit working with local school, opening new facility to better serve needs By Joe Rubino YourHub Reporter The Juvenile Assessment Centerhas been serving young people and families in need in Douglas, Arapahoe, Elbert and Lincoln counties for 15 years, but aside from those who have come in direct contact with the nonprofit, there is a

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