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In/Tend

In/Tend

In/Tend is a vibrant ecosystem of dreamers, doers, and change-makers who push the boundaries of imagination to develop innovative approaches to adolescent health.Where We Started In/Tend is grounded and nourished by the wealth of information and foundation of...

What’s Real?

What’s Real?

What's Real?2023For parents and caregivers, the safety of our children remains a priority. Competing information about immunizations, especially online, makes it harder for us to make decisions. Healthcare providers can help answer our questions, and routine...

Vaccinated Children, Stronger Communities

Vaccinated Children, Stronger Communities

Vaccinated Children, Stronger Communities2023When our children are up to date with their immunizations, other children and families are protected too. Let’s build stronger communities by ensuring that our children are vaccinated. Visit the Baltimore City Health...

Navigating Health Misinformation in the Digital Age

Navigating Health Misinformation in the Digital Age

Navigating Health Misinformation in the Digital Age2023We know that not everything on the Internet should be trusted. But how do we determine if digital content is credible? Learn a few tips on how to verify health information online and how to share information...

Communication is Key: Sharing STI Test Results with Your Partner

Communication is Key: Sharing STI Test Results with Your Partner

Communication Is Key: Sharing STI Test Results with Your Partner2022HIV and STI testing should be a part of your routine—and, if you have a partner or partners, theirs too—so let's talk about it! Having a Conversation about Getting Tested for STIs with Your Partner ...

Why Sex Ed For All?

Why Sex Ed For All?

Why Sex Ed For All?October 2021Have you heard that May is Sex Ed For All Month? Yes, no, maybe? Or yes, but you don’t quite get it? It’s okay…that’s actually what this session is all about. Since 2019, May has been recognized as Sex Ed For All Month. This initiative...

Sexting: The New Dinner Conversation

Sexting: The New Dinner Conversation

Sexting: The New Dinner ConversationMay 2022Have you ever wondered how to bring up the subject of sexting with young people in your lives? What happens if porn comes up in dinnertime conversations or there’s a sex scene on the screen at your family movie night? Join...

Protecting Youth Access to Health Care

Protecting Youth Access to Health Care

Protecting Youth Access to Health CareApril 2022Of all the reproductive health services—testing, treatment, supplies, procedures—which ones can a minor access without their parent/guardian’s permission? Get the answers during this 30-minute overview of Maryland’s...

Consent and Sexting: An Essential Conversation with Young People

Consent and Sexting: An Essential Conversation with Young People

Consent and Sexting: An Essential Conversation with Young PeopleJanuary 2022Join Maddy LaCure, MPA and Rebecca Berkowitz, Esq. from the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault to learn how to engage students in conversations about consent and sexting. You will learn...

Pulse

Pulse

Pulse puts the power of sexual health information, in English and Spanish, in the hands of millions of young women.What It Is Pulse, a web-based mobile health (mHealth) app, uses interactive, multimedia features to enhance engagement and support diverse learning...

Teen Access to Reproductive Healthcare in Maryland

Teen Access to Reproductive Healthcare in Maryland

Teen Access to Reproductive Healthcare in MarylandFebruary 2021This training will equip you with all of the pertinent information regarding Maryland State Laws and minors accessing sexual and reproductive healthcare including preventative health services, abortion...

Human Trafficking 101

Human Trafficking 101

Human Trafficking 101February 2019Through Healthy Teen Network’s partnership with the University of Maryland School of Social Work’s Prevention of Adolescent Risk Initiative, this elearning unit is available to learn about sex and labor trafficking. This unit is...

What Really is Co-Parenting?

What Really is Co-Parenting?

What Really Is Co-Parenting?December 2020Pop quiz! Here is the situation…Jasmine, Tim, and their son James live together in Jasmine’s home. Jasmine’s mother, Tanya, also lives there and cares for James every night while Tanya is at work. Tanya and Jasmine decide what...

Zola Healthbot

Zola Healthbot

Zola HealthbotZola, available as a Facebook Chatbot, answers burning questions about HPV and HPV vaccination to help parents and young adults in their decision to get their children or themselves vaccinated. Zola provides concise, friendly, and empathetic bits of...

Spotting Sex Trafficking

Spotting Sex Trafficking

Spotting Sex Trafficking U Choose to Know Digest, 2019Sex trafficking is using force, fraud, or coercion to exploit someone for a commercial sex act. Any minor involved in commercial sex is automatically a victim of sex trafficking whether or not force, fraud, or...

HPV: By the Numbers (for parents)

HPV: By the Numbers (for parents)

HPV: By the Numbers (for parents)2019HPV...maybe you’ve heard about the kinds of cancers it causes, the 30,000+ people it affects every year, or that it’s sexually transmitted (through all types of sex), but you still aren’t sure about vaccinating your child, and you...

HPV: The Sooner, the Better for Peace of Mind

HPV: The Sooner, the Better for Peace of Mind

HPV: The Sooner, the Better for Peace of Mind2018HPV...maybe you’ve heard about the kinds of cancers it causes, the 30,000+ people it affects every year, or that it’s sexually transmitted (through all types of sex), but you still aren’t sure about vaccinating your...

Sex and Labor Trafficking: What Parents and Caregivers Need to Know

Sex and Labor Trafficking: What Parents and Caregivers Need to Know

Sex and Labor Trafficking: What Parents and Caregivers Need to KnowJuly 2019Through Healthy Teen Network’s partnership with the University of Maryland School of Social Work’s Prevention of Adolescent Risk Initiative, this elearning unit is available to learn about sex...

Volt20

Volt20

Volt202019Volt20 helps youth create a written “game plan”  as they think about their lives and plan for a healthy future. With Volt20, adolescents and young adults, up to 24 years old, can focus on what’s going on with their bodies, minds, relationships, and the...

Growing Up LGBTQ+ Online

Growing Up LGBTQ+ Online

Growing Up LGBTQ+ Online 2017When approaching topics such as adolescent sexuality, technology, and social media, it is sometimes tempting for adults, even sexuality educators, to focus solely on the Internet Age’s harmful and problematic byproducts for adolescent...

LGBTQ+-Who?

LGBTQ+-Who?

LGBTQ+-Who?2017Former Healthy Teen Network Intern Hannah Murray—who was in high school during her internship— created this presentation and game to help viewers and participants learn more about the LGBTQ+ community. LGBTQ+–Who?! outlines basic-yet-important...

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