Open communication between you and your child is important for developing healthy behaviors and attitudes toward sexual health. To improve your knowledge and help you prepare for these critical conversations, you can click the links below for assistance.
- Talk with Your Kids® from Essential Access Health
- Tips for Parents from LA County Department of Public Health
- Parents' Sex Ed Center from Advocates for Youth
- Reproductive Health: Tips for Parents of Teens from the Office of Adolescent Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
How can adult allies support young people in making healthy choices? By making real connections and promoting their strengths! Watch this clip from a presentation to the Community Advisory Coalition with Dr. Lisa Barkley, MD, FAAFP, FSAHM, FACSM, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine
Additional Resources for Parents
Did you know that your youth are supposed to get comprehensive sex education in schools? Click the following links to learn more about sex education and the California Healthy Youth Act from the ACLU of Northern California:
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