Don’t Feed the Trolls

Don’t Feed the Trolls But if you feel you have to respond, be polite and stick to the facts. By Allison Tomai Felsen August 4, 2022 Ever heard the expression “don’t feed the trolls?” Maybe it was in a news article about the rise of clickbait posting and algorithms...

Navigating Sexuality + Faith for Better Sex Ed

Navigating Sexuality + Faith for Better Sex Ed Religion and faith does play a role in shaping our views on sex and sexuality. By Allison Tomai Felsen July 14, 2022 You might be thinking the same thing that I was when I first read the title and description to our...

Dr. Elizabeth Aparicio Awarded the ECPN John Reid Early Career Award

Dr. Elizabeth Aparicio Awarded the ECPN John Reid Early Career Award Events July 7, 2022 The ECPN John B. Reid Early Career Award is presented to an individual early in their career in prevention. This award is bestowed on someone who has shown a commitment to...

What’s Next in the Endless Attack on Our Rights and Freedoms? 

What’s Next in the Endless Attack on Our Rights and Freedoms? Our freedom, our rights, are being restricted by a radical minority that does not represent the majority of Americans. By Gina Desiderio June 27, 2022 Like many of you, here at Healthy Teen Network, we’re...

What We’re Watching this Pride Month (and beyond!)

What We’re Watching this Pride Month (and beyond!) I asked our staff what their favorite LGBTQ+ shows and movies are and why they think it’s important that young people see themselves thoughtfully represented in media. By Mariah Cowsert June 14, 2022 We believe every...

Sex Ed? On TikTok?

Sex Ed? On TikTok? It’s more likely than you think. By Sam Akers May 20, 2022 Kids these days are all about TikTok, and I’ll admit it, I’m into it too! From watching morning routines to dances to Lizzo’s newest song, I love a good scroll. Social media provides a...

The Power of the Anonymous Question Box

The Power of the Anonymous Question Box There’s a reason just about every sex ed program uses a question box. By Mackenzie Piper May 12, 2022 The first session of each new sex ed program typically looks the same—an ice breaker of some sort, creating and signing onto...