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No te compliques! Conectando a adolescentes con servicios de salud sexual

Date: October 1, 2013

The ¡No te compliques! Facilitator’s Guide and accompanying video, or motion graphic, are designed to help link young men and women, ages 15-19, to trusted, “teen friendly” contraceptive and reproductive healthcare providers. Facilitator’s Guide and motion graphic are also available in English.

Citation: Avellino, L., Eisler, A. (2013). No te compliques: conectando a adolescentes con servicios de salud sexual. (G. Martínez-García, M. Garrido-Fishbein, Trans.) Healthy Teen Network: Baltimore. (Original work published 2013).
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Opportunity Knocks: Presentation

Date: October 6, 2009

A teachable moment is a situation where opportunity knocks and is a time at which a person, especially a child, is likely to be particularly disposed to learn something or particularly responsive to being taught or made aware of something.  With accurate information and adequate support, young people can make healthy and responsible decisions about…

Citation: Desiderio, G. & Shuman, S. (2009). Opportunity knocks: Using teachable moments to convey safer sex messages for young people: Presentation Design and Slides. Baltimore: Author.
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Picture Perfect: A Snapshot of What Helps Teen Families Grow & Thrive (Infographic)

Date: June 3, 2014

Pregnant and parenting teens are extremely motivated to offer their children a good life, and with the right supports, they can be successful adults and parents. Healthy Teen Network’s new infographic, “Picture Perfect: A Snapshot of What Helps Teen Families Grow & Thrive,” illustrates the diverse and unique needs teen parents have with growing up…

Citation: Gilmore, C., Eisler, A. (2014). Picture Perfect: A Snapshot of what helps teen families grow & thrive. Baltimore, Maryland: Healthy Teen Network. http://healthyteennetwork/resources/picture-perfect/
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Policy Platform to Promote Health and Success among Young Families

Date: March 31, 2009

A Policy Platform to Promote Health and Success among Young Families is the result of a yearlong process undertaken by Healthy Teen Network to identify the most pressing challenges facing young families today and the federal programs that are currently, or could be, responsive to those needs. Young families need access to the same types…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2009). A policy platform to promote health and success among young families. Baltimore: Author.
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Position Statement: Educational Equity for Young People Who Are Pregnant & Parenting

Date: September 11, 2017

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Healthy Teen Network shares position statements on relevant issues for young people as a resource to support your advocacy efforts. See more position statements here. Healthy Teen Networks supports educational equity and systems of support that aid young people who are pregnant and parenting to complete high school. When pregnant and parenting youth graduate from…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2017). Position statement: Educational equity for young people who are pregnant or parenting. Baltimore: Author. Available from http://www.healthyteennetwork.org/resources/position-statement-educational-equity-young-people-pregnant-parenting/
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Position Statement: Ensuring Equity by Dismantling Racism

Date: September 21, 2017

Healthy Teen Network shares position statements on relevant issues for young people as a resource to support your advocacy efforts. See more position statements here. Healthy Teen Network believes that racism remains a persistent social toxin within United States society. Further, we believe that the ongoing and disparate impacts that racism has on public health…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2017). Position statement: Ensuring equity by dismantling racism. Baltimore: Author. Available from: http://www.healthyteennetwork.org/resources/position-statement-ensuring-equity-dismantling-racism
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Position Statement: Ensuring Equity for Youth by Addressing the Intersectionality of Gender, Race, and Sexuality

Date: September 21, 2017

Healthy Teen Network shares position statements on relevant issues for young people as a resource to support your advocacy efforts. See more position statements here. Healthy Teen Network believes that addressing social and ecological conditions unique to members of historically marginalized populations (such as people who are women, First Nation/Indigenous, African-American, Latinx, Asian Pacific Islander,…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2017). Position statement: Ensuring equity for youth by addressing the intersectionality of gender, race, & sexuality. Baltimore: Author. Available from
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Position Statement: Ensuring Equity for Youth by Affirming Those Who Are LGBTQ+ or Gender Non-Conforming

Date: September 21, 2017

Healthy Teen Network shares position statements on relevant issues for young people as a resource to support your advocacy efforts. See more position statements here. Healthy Teen Network believes youth who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, and queer (LGBTQ+), youth falling outside of the cisgender, heterosexual norm, and gender non-conforming youth should be affirmed…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2017). Position statement: Ensuring equity for youth by affirming those who are LGBTQ+ or Gender Non-Conforming. Baltimore: Author. Available from http://www.healthyteennetwork.org/resources/position-statement-ensuring-equity-youth-affirming-lgbtq-gender-non-conforming/
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Position Statement: Ensuring Equity for Youth by Applying Gender Transformative Approaches

Date: September 21, 2017

Healthy Teen Network shares position statements on relevant issues for young people as a resource to support your advocacy efforts. See more position statements here. Healthy Teen Network believes that racism remains a persistent social toxin within United States society. Further, we believe that the ongoing and disparate impacts that racism has on public health…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2017). Position statement: Ensuring equity by applying gender transformative approaches. Baltimore: Author. Available from: http://www.healthyteennetwork.org/resources/position-statement-ensuring-equity-youth-applying-gender-transformative-approaches
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Position Statement: Health Promotion & The Social Determinants of Health

Date: September 20, 2017

Healthy Teen Network shares position statements on relevant issues for young people as a resource to support your advocacy efforts. See more position statements here. Healthy Teen Network believes that health promotion, or a holistic approach we call Youth 360⁰, is the best way to achieve positive health and well-being outcomes for all youth. How…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2017). Position statement: Health promotion & the social determinants of health. Baltimore: Author. Available from http://www.healthyteennetwork.org/resources/position-statement-health-promotion-social-determinants-health/
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