Age, Safety and the Law Information about parental consent for services and statutory rape laws.
Birth Control & Family Planning FAQ Frequently asked questions about birth control and services available at the Family Planning clinic.
According to the 2015 YRBS, LGB students were 140% (12% v.
5%) more likely to not go to school at least one day during the 30 days prior to the survey because of safety concerns, compared with heterosexual students.
To be supportive, parents should talk openly and supportively with their teen about any problems or concerns.While not a direct measure of school performance, absenteeism has been linked to low graduation rates, which can have lifelong consequences.A complex combination of factors can impact youth health outcomes.When Esther shared her experience with parental alienation and how her ex used religion against her, I commented that I could see how she would be puzzled by her children’s behavior, wondering if it was real, wondering what exactly she had done to warrant the rejection, wondering what her ex and others had said to have such an impact.Sometimes parental alienation can start off quite benign but the seeds are planted and the indoctrination grows.
For youth to thrive in schools and communities, they need to feel socially, emotionally, and physically safe and supported.