Advocates for Youth partners with youth leaders, adult allies, and youth-serving organizations to advocate for policies and champion programs that recognize young people’s rights to honest sexual health information; accessible, confidential, and affordable sexual health services; and the resources and opportunities necessary to create sexual health equity for all youth.
For over 100 years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has worked relentlessly to save lives and create a world with less cancer. Together with millions of our supporters worldwide, we help people state well and get well, find cures, and fight back against cancer
Founded in 1951, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (The College) is the specialty’s premier professional membership organization dedicated to the improvement of women’s health. With more than 57,000 members, the College is a 501(c)(3) organization and its activities include producing the College’s practice guidelines and other educational material.
APHA champions the health of all people and all communities. We strengthen the public health profession. We speak out for public health issues and policies backed by science. We are the only organization that influences federal policy, has a 140-plus year perspective and brings together members from all fields of public health.
They are advocates for the sexual risk avoidance (SRA) field. They seek to champion youth and equip those most influential in educating youth on healthy relationships and sex.
Bedsider.org (Bedsider) is an online birth control support network for women 18-29 operated by The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, a private non-profit organization. Bedsider is not funded by pharmaceutical companies. Or the government. Bedsider is totally independent and the info on it is honest and unbiased. Our goal is to help women find the method of birth control that’s right for them and learn how to use it consistently and effectively, and that’s it.
CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.
CDC increases the health security of our nation. As the nation’s health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health threats. To accomplish our mission, CDC conducts critical science and provides health information that protects our nation against expensive and dangerous health threats, and responds when these arise.
Thinking about your goals for having or not having children and how to achieve those goals is called a reproductive life plan. There are many kinds of reproductive life plans. Your plan will depend on yourpersonal goals and dreams.
Connect 2 Help 211
Connect2Help211’s mission is to facilitate connections between people who need human services and those who provide them. Connect2Help211 serves solely to promote self-sufficiency, change lives and, as a result, improve the quality of life in our communities.
Go Ask Alice! is a health Q&A internet resource produced by the Alice! Health Promotion Program at Columbia University, providing readers with reliable, accurate, accessible, culturally competent information so everyone can make responsible decisions concerning their health and well-being.
The Institute produces a wide range of resources on topics pertaining to sexual and reproductive health, publishes two peer-reviewed journals, Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health and International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, and the public policy journal Guttmacher Policy Review. In 2013, the Institute was awarded a prestigious Population Center grant by the National Institutes of Health in support of the Guttmacher Center for Population Research Innovation and Dissemination. Guttmacher is one of only two non-university-based institutions out of the two dozen receiving such funding.
For over 21 years Health Care Education and Training (HCET) has provided education, training and technical assistance, program development, grants management and evaluation services to professionals, health care systems, community based organizations and state and local government agencies. HCET is based in Indianapolis, IN, has a second office in Madison, WI and works in Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Illinois and Ohio.
The Indiana Coalition to End Sexual Assault (ICESA) was formed in October 2015 to answer a critical need in Indiana. Our goal is to improve the state’s response to victims of sexual assault by bringing awareness to this problem.
To apply for Medicaid, you will need to fill out and submit a Medicaid application, also known as an Indiana Application for Health Coverage form. Visit “Am I Eligible?” or the eligibility guide to help you determine which application form you will need to fill out and submit.
Once you submit your complete application, it will take about 45-90 days to determine if you are eligible. If you are a pregnant woman, you may be able to receive medical care while you wait for your application to be processed. Please refer to Presumptive Eligibility for more info.
WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) is a nutrition program, nationally recognized as an effective means for improving access to nutritious foods, and promoting healthier eating and lifestyles,
The Indiana WIC Program currently serves an average of 167,877 women, infants, and children each month through a statewide network of 145 WIC clinics. Indiana WIC supports $114 million in food sales at more than 780 Indiana WIC-authorized grocery stores and pharmacies.
Kaiser is a non-profit organization focusing on national health issues, as well as the U.S. role in global health policy. Unlike grant-making foundations, Kaiser develops and runs its own policy analysis, journalism and communications programs, sometimes in partnership with major news organizations. We serve as a non-partisan source of facts, analysis and journalism for policymakers, the media, the health policy community and the public. Our product is information, always provided free of charge — from the most sophisticated policy research, to basic facts and numbers, to in depth health policy news coverage provided by our news service, KHN, to information young people can use to improve their health or the general public can use to understand the health reform law.
Human papillomavirus (HPV) has potentially serious consequences—as in cancer-serious. Some types of this virus can lead to certain cancers and diseases later in life for both males and females. Find the information you need for HPV prevention.
Our mission is to improve the lives and future prospects of children and families and, in particular, to help ensure that children are born into stable, two-parent families who are committed to and ready for the demanding task of raising the next generation.
The National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA) is a membership organization representing providers and administrators committed to helping people get the family planning education and care they need to make the best choices for themselves and their loved ones. NFPRHA works to enhance the ability of thousands of nurse practitioners, doctors, and other health professionals to provide high-quality family planning care through training and advocacy.
The National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) is a national anti-trafficking hotline and resource center serving victims and survivors of human trafficking and the anti-trafficking community in the United States. The toll-free hotline is available to answer calls from anywhere in the country, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year in more than 200 languages.
The NHTRC can also be accessed by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, submitting a tip through the online tip reporting form, and visiting the web portal at www.traffickingresourcecenter.org.
The goal of Stay Teen is to encourage you to enjoy your teen years and avoid the responsibilities that come with too-early pregnancy and parenting. The more you know about issues like sex, relationships, abstinence, and birth control, the better prepared you’ll be to make informed choices for your future. We’re not telling you how to live your life…we just want to give you some food for thought and the latest facts. It’s up to you to make your own smart decisions.
Sex, Etc. is on a mission to improve teen sexual health across the country. We’ve helped teens with answers to their question about sex, relationships, pregnancy, STDs, birth control, sexual orientation and more.
Scarleteen is an independent, grassroots sexuality and relationships education and support organization and website.