quick clicks
Got an itch?
Click here for more info on common STD's.

Don't want to be a parent just yet?
Click here for info on birth control.

details, details
www.itsyoursexlife.com Produced by The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, this site offers specifics about STD symptoms and treatments, birth control options, and how to talk to a partner about sex.

Looking for more information about sex and sexual health? Check out:
www.teenwire.com This site from Planned Parenthood gives great information on young men's and women's bodies, how not to have sex if you don't want it, safer sex, and dealing with breaking up. It also gives referrals to local clinics.

www.iwannaknow.org Created by the American Social Health Association, this site offers information on STDs, basics about what's going on with your body, and advice on how to deal with peer pressure.

www.goaskalice.columbia.edu Produced by Columbia University's Health Education Program, this site has loads of questions and answers on all kinds of relationship, sexuality, and sexual health issues.

www.not-2-late.org Information about emergency contraception, and referrals to places that provide emergency contraception in your area.

www.sxetc.org An online sexual health newsletter written by and for teens, with assistance from journalists and sexuality/health professionals.

who to call
Had a birth control mishap? Did your condom break or diaphragm slip out of place? Did you have unprotected sex within the last 3 days? To find out more about emergency contraception and how to get it, call 1-888-NOT2LATE right away.

To find the nearest Planned Parenthood clinic -- where you can get contraception,STD and HIV testing, and counseling on pregnancy and adoption issues, call the Planned Parenthood National Hotline,1-800-230-PLAN.

Questions about STDs, symptoms, treatment and testing? Want referrals to free and low- cost clinics and other hotlines? Call the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National STD Hotline, 1-800-227-8922. This hotline is answered from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Eastern time.

Questions about HIV/AIDS or about free and low-cost HIV testing and prevention? Call the CDC National HIV & AIDS Hotline, 1-800-342-AIDS.

This information is presented as part of a partnership between MTV and The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation