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What is PrEP and PEP?

Maybe you’ve seen a commercial for PrEP. Maybe you’ve never heard of it at all. No matter what, TeenSource is here to give you a little more info.What is HIV?HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is a vi... Read More

Get the HPV Vaccine!

HPV, or the Human Papillomavirus is the most common sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the United States.  There are over 150 strains of HPV -- some go away on their own, others can cause geni... Read More

Get a Healthy Start Back to School!

Here’s how:Know Your Rights: Did you know California teens have a right to comprehensive sex education? Make sure your high school sex ed covers topics such as sexual assault and coercion, gender... Read More

Emergency Contraception- What You Need To Know

Emergency contraception, sometimes called EC, Plan B (a brand name), or the morning after pill, is birth control that is used after sex to prevent pregnancy. Someone might take EC if they had unprotec... Read More

Happy International Self-Care Day!

Today, July 24, is International Self-Care Day, a great opportunity to take care of ourselves. There is a lot of advertising around self-care that involves fancy bath products or face masks but self-c... Read More

Implants: The Birth Control that Goes in Your Arm

Yes, you read that right - birth control implants are a long-term, matchstick-sized, 99% effective contraceptive method that goes...in your arm! Coined the “get-it-and-forget-it” birth control, the im... Read More

Abstinence is Effective!

Over half of teens in the United States are not having sex. In California, that number is even lower. Less than one third of California teens reported ever having sex and less than a quarter of Califo... Read More