adolescent health

Generate My Healthy Future Plan Helps Youth Take Charge of Their Health


Healthy Teen Network is pleased to release the positive study results for Generate My Healthy Future Plan. (Read the full report on the study results, or the short summary.) Generate My Healthy Future Plan guides adolescents and young adults to think about if they want to learn more about, or make a change in their health,…

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Generate My Healthy Future Plan: Group Activity Planning Guide


Adolescence and young adulthood is a time when individuals begin to think about what they want for their futures. Youth are considering their futures through self-reflection, talking with people they trust, and seeking out reliable information on their own. Generate My Healthy Future Plan is Healthy Teen Network’s discovery and planning activity to help adolescents and…

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PRESS RELEASE: City of Baltimore, Healthy Teen Network Scheduled to Appear in Federal Court to Fight the Trump Administration’s Unlawful Cuts to Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs


Trump Officials Slashed Grants to Evidence-Based Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs in Baltimore City That Helped Reduce Teen Pregnancy Rates To All-Time Lows In Attempting To Dismiss Case, Government Lawyers Do Not Dispute Harm Suffered by Program Grantees For Immediate Release Wednesday, April 18, 2018   BALTIMORE, MD — On Thursday, April 19, 2018, the City…

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PRESS RELEASE: Lawsuits Filed to Stop Trump’s Rollback of Science-Based Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program


Suits Come in Response to Trump Administration’s Arbitrary Termination of Program that Has Contributed to Dramatic Fall in Rates of Pregnancy among Teens For Immediate Release February 15, 2018 Washington DC— Today, nine local government, health care, and oversight organizations filed four lawsuits in federal courts in Washington, Maryland, and the District of Columbia challenging…

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PRESS RELEASE: New, Proven Effective Digital Tool Now Available to Empower Young Women


Crush Shares Sexual Health Information with Adolescent Women—Anywhere, Anytime For Immediate Release Thursday, May 31, 2018 Baltimore, MD—Healthy Teen Network, with partner MetaMedia Training International, Inc., announced the release of Crush, available in English and Spanish, the first and only smartphone-based digital tool proven effective at increasing young women’s sense of control to make decisions…

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PRESS RELEASE: Victory In Teen Pregnancy Prevention Case For City of Baltimore, Healthy Teen Network and Democracy Forward


Judge Overturns HHS’s Decision To Cut Grants For Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program Three Times In One Week Federal Courts Have Ruled HHS’s Cuts To Teen Pregnancy Prevention Unlawful For Immediate Release Thursday, April 26, 2018   Washington, D.C. —  Late yesterday afternoon, the Federal District Court in Baltimore ruled that the U.S. Health and Human…

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The Healthcare Profession Is One of Service


The new Division of Conscience and Religious Freedom within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) was established by this administration to ensure religious liberty in health care and to punish doctors and hospitals that don’t allow workers to express their religious objections. In other words, it places the rights of healthcare professionals above the rights of those they have agreed to care for.…

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We’re Standing Strong with Youth and Science


Well, the news has broken, and the lawsuit has been filed. You can read the full press release for the details, but to sum it up, today, Healthy Teen Network joined with eight other organizations in the filing of four lawsuits challenging the Trump-Pence administration for unlawfully ending the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program (TPPP) grant…

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