Category Archives: safe

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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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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heck out this video by youth on youth/young adult centered care.

Colleagues at the University of Michigan’s Adolescent Health Initiative and their Teen Advisory Council just sent out a newly released YouTube video about youth perspectives-recommendation on creating youth/young adult-centered health care.   For those of you whose Title V/MCH program have chosen the adolescent/young adult well visit as the Title V Block grant youth-focused national

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The Annual Colorado 9to25 Youth and Adult Summit: Announcing Lodging Reimbursement Scholarships!

The Annual Colorado 9to25 Youth and Adult Summit www.CO9to25.org   Saturday October 24, 2015 8:00am-4:00pm North High School, 2960 North Speer Boulevard, Denver CO For youth ages 13-19 and adults who work with youth     This Year’s Theme:  Rewriting Your Story Each of us has the power to go beyond our comfort zones to

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Help Your Community Get Ready for Disasters

Global Youth Service Day (April 17-19) is just a couple weeks away, so it’s time to map out your GYSD project. Emergency Preparedness – “Ready – Big Hero 6” PSA Disasters can happen at any time, and we all have to be prepared. You can make sure that your family and community are equipped with the

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