April is STD Awareness Month!

Crossposted from the American Sexual Health Association Each April ASHA recognizes STD Awareness Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): There are 20 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases (also referred to as sexually transmitted infections) in the U.S. every year The medical costs for these new cases are $16…

Trainings to Improve Adolescent-Centered Practice

The Adolescent Health Initiative (AHI) out of the University of Michigan has a lot of great resources for school-based health centers and other adolescent-centered clinics. One such tool is their “Spark” trainings. These 20-minute trainings are free and available to you, covering the following topics: Being youth-friendly Strengths-based approaches to adolescent health Adolescent brain development…