A growing national coalition of organizations has worked to promote family communication about sexuality through helpful publications and vital community programs for the past 25 years.
To learn what may be available in your community, contact Planned Parenthood of America or any of the agencies on the national coalition.
The staff members, from the administrators to the moderators, are just like you.
They have had their share of problems and they know how important it is to have someone to talk to - someone that they can count on to lend them an ear and an open heart. At Helping Teens not only will you be helped - but you will have the opportunity to share your wisdom with other teens. There are several different ways you can be helped at Helping Teens.
Talking about sexuality with your children can be a challenge.
Sometimes parents are fearful about saying too much, too soon (although there's no evidence that this should be a concern).
If this is your first time at a message forum - you might be a little intimidated.
But you will soon learn that at Helping Teens, people really do care about you.
"Because of this agreement, Yahoo chat rooms are a safer place today," Jon Bruning, Nebraska's attorney general, said in a statement.Yahoo said it voluntarily suspended all user-created chat rooms on June 15 and is evaluating whether to reinstate the ability of users to create them.Earlier that month, Yahoo removed or barred the posting of 70,000 rooms whose names suggested illegal conduct, including the promotion of sex between adults and children.Let your kids know that it's wrong to create sites, pages, or posts that seem to come from someone else, like a teacher, a classmate, or someone they made up.Tell your kids why it's important to keep some things — about themselves, family members, and friends — to themselves.