For EDUCATORS & Youth Service Providers
Below are some helpful resources for education professionals about California Education Code and teaching sexual health education.
Facts about Adolescent Sexual Health
Health information, FAQs, and resources for teenagers compiled by the Palo Alto Medical Foundation.
Data and statistics about teen and unplanned pregnancy, adolescent sexual health, opinion polls, and sexual health education best practices.
Resources, research, and calls to action focused on helping young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health.
Learn More about Sexual Health Education
Comprehensive collection of reviewed health education materials for use by teachers, administrators, university faculty, LEA staff, and other professionals who work with preschool through 12th grade students in school settings and after-school programs. Curricula available on loan at no cost to schools and organizations within California.
Clearinghouse for information about sexuality education, including sample activities.
Bring Quality Sex Ed to Your School
We work with schools to ensure students receive high-quality sexual health education starting from puberty. Contact us to bring us to your school or learn more about our training and technical assistance for education professionals.
Resources for parents and community members about sex education in California.
A toolkit for community members to use to bring quality sex ed to your school.
Provide Sexual Health Resources to Your Students
Comprehensive information about contraception. Created by The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.
A health question and answer internet resource produced by Alice! Health Promotion at Columbia University. Go Ask Alice! provides readers with reliable, accurate, accessible, culturally competent information and a range of thoughtful perspectives so that they can make responsible decisions concerning their health and well-being.
Sex education by teens and for teens. Sex, Etc. features teen-produced sexual health stories, FAQs, resources, and forums.
Information about sex, relationships, and contraception geared towards helping teens make informed decisions for their futures. Created by The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.
Articles, educational videos, and online chat tools for teens with questions about sexual health, sexuality, pregnancy, and relationships.
Inclusive, comprehensive, and smart sexuality information and help for teens and 20-somethings.
For Young People, Parents, & Caregivers
At Lets-Talk.How, we delve into a wide range of subjects related to sexual health and relationships, offering well-researched articles, guides, and expert advice. Our platform aims to break down stigmas surrounding these essential topics.
For young individuals seeking reliable information and guidance, our resources cover topics like:
- Bodies, Birth Control & STIs
- Gender & Sexual Identities
- Teen Pregnancy & Parenting
- Relationships & Sexual Safety
- Mental and Emotional Well-Being
We also recognize parents and caregivers’ vital role in shaping young people’s perspectives and supporting their journey. That’s why we offer a selection of resources tailored specifically for parents and guardians, including:
- Tips for initiating conversations about sex and sexuality
- Guidance on addressing sensitive topics with empathy and understanding
- Strategies for fostering trust and open communication with your child
- Recommended reading materials and additional external resources
Visit our comprehensive resource hub, Lets-Talk.how, and embark on a journey of knowledge, growth, and empowerment. Together, we can create a generation of well-informed young individuals and nurturing relationships that pave the way for a healthier, happier future. Let’s talk openly and honestly about sexual health – it’s a conversation that matters.