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Q&A: Matthew Doherty on Ending Youth Homelessness in 2020

May 29, 2015

The new head of the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness talks about the lessons youth-serving organizations can take from federal gains toward ending chronic and veteran homelessness.

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4 Ways to Assess Boys’ and Young Men’s Risk of Getting Someone Pregnant

May 22, 2015

We talked to Dr. May Lau to find out what she wants sexual health educators and other family and youth workers to take away from her recent research.

Research Roundup: Preventing Teen Pregnancy Among LGBTQ, Foster and Native Youth

May 21, 2015

New studies look at sexual health efforts tailored to the needs of three groups at high risk for teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections.

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New CDC Brief Informs Health Care Providers About Teens and Birth Control

May 20, 2015

Doctors and other health care professionals can help prevent teen pregnancy by encouraging teens not to have sex and talking to them about birth control.

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Which Young Men Are Most Likely to Get Their Partners Pregnant?

May 18, 2015

A new study uncovers which groups of behaviors are linked to pregnancy.

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Police-Youth Dialogues Can Build Trust, Relationships

May 13, 2015

Family- and youth-serving agencies can help get the conversations started.

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#NCFYtalk: Working Teen Pregnancy Prevention Into the Adolescent Health Conversation

May 12, 2015

Join us May 28 at 2 p.m. Eastern for a Twitter talk on setting youth on a lifelong path of healthy attitudes and behaviors.

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What Leads Homeless Youth to Follow Through on Condom Use?

May 11, 2015

Researchers explore factors impacting young people's decisions about, access to and use of condoms.

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How Hosting Cozy Chats Can Help Your Nonprofit Build Relationships and Raise Money

May 8, 2015

A five-step primer from Seattle's Building Changes, a nonprofit that works to prevent and end homelessness.

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, PREP Teens for the Future

Communicating in National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, and Beyond

May 7, 2015

We round up marketing and communication resources for teen pregnancy prevention programs and other youth-serving agencies.

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The Results Are in for Our 2015 Thank-a-Volunteer Campaign

May 6, 2015

We share highlights from your nominations of outstanding volunteers.

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From the Family Room Blog: Reducing Adolescent Pregnancy Disparities

May 5, 2015

To kick off Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, the Family and Youth Services Bureau’s Associate Commissioner writes in the Family Room about the need for programs tailored to the lives of youth in foster care and the juvenile justice system.


Find Teen Pregnancy Prevention Trainers

May 4, 2015

Organizations listed in a new database are funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to prevent teen pregnancy and have said they are able to train others.

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Why Do Young Women Abstain From Having Sex?

May 1, 2015

Researchers found five broad reasons young women of various racial and ethnic backgrounds were sexually abstinent.

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