Does Indiana Family Health Council provide services to teenagers?
Yes. People 17 and younger are eligible to receive all of our services as permitted by state and federal law. Costs are determined by the teenager’s income unless a parent or guardian is present.
Can teens receive care without their parents present?
Are parents told about services to teens?
Is everything I share at a visit confidential?
What Should I Do if I Think I’m Pregnant?
- Abstinence (not having sex) is the only method of birth control that is 100 percent effective.
- More than 750,000 teens become pregnant each year.
- Babies of young teen mothers are more likely to be born with serious health problems.
- A girl can get pregnant even if she is on her period.
- A girl can get pregnant even if a boy doesn’t ejaculate or “cum” inside her.
- A girl can get pregnant the first time she has sex.
- An estimated four in 10 sexually active adolescent females between the ages of 14 and 19 have an STD
- Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) may cause some extreme pain.
- Some STDs can be easily cured with antibiotics when caught early; others have no known cure but are treatable.
- Left untreated, some STDs can lead to infertility, pregnancy complications, organ damage, and even death.
- Teenagers can be treated for sexually transmitted infections without their parents’ permission.
- In 2006–2010, 86% of females aged 15–19 and 93% of their male counterparts reported having used contraceptives the last time they had sex.
- Teenagers can get birth control without parent consent in Indiana.
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