Teen Questions

Teen Question: I had sex and now I constantly have to go to the bathroom… Is this a sign that I’m pregnant?

At Teens Have Choices, we invite teens to ask about anything that’s on their minds, ...

Teen Questions

Teen Question: I had sex and now I constantly have to go to the bathroom… Is this a sign that I’m pregnant?

At Teens Have Choices, we invite teens to ask about anything that’s on their minds, and we do our best to provide a response that is both sincere and caring, while pointing out additional resources that may be needed. If one teen is asking, we know that other teens are wondering the same thing, but […]

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Teen Questions

Teen Question: My best friend may or may not be pregnant. I want her to get tested, but she’s scared…

At Teens Have Choices, we invite teens to ask about anything that’s on their minds, and we do our best to provide a response that is both sincere and caring, while pointing out additional resources that may be needed. If one teen is asking, we know that other teens are wondering the same thing, but […]

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Terrie Hall: before and after

Farewell to Terrie Hall, famous anti-smoking activist

Terrie Hall started smoking when she was 13. By the time she was 17, she was a pretty cheerleader with a serious tobacco habit. When she was 40, the effects of that habit caught up with her, when her dentist discovered a suspicious tumor that turned out to be oral cancer. Not long after, she […]

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Got Books? Share your outgrown children’s books!

Do you have any children’s books that you’ve “outgrown”? Put them to good use by donating them to the second annual Community Book Drive! New and gently used children’s books, suitable for ages 0 to 11, are being collected at various locations in Washington County (including the offices of Teens Have Choices!) through September 30. […]

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Teen Questions

Teen Question: Should I tell my mom I had sex awhile ago? And I’m 13

At Teens Have Choices, we invite teens to ask about anything that’s on their minds, and we do our best to provide a response that is both sincere and caring, while pointing out additional resources that may be needed. If one teen is asking, we know that other teens are wondering the same thing, but […]

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So long, farewell…

It’s with excitement but also some sadness that I’m announcing that I am resigning my position as Executive Director of Teens Have Choices effective August 23, 2013. Excitement, because I am moving on to an excellent opportunity as the Director of Grants Management for Franklin County, PA, starting August 27. Sadness, because I will be […]

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“I Scream, You Scream!”

“I scream, you scream! We all scream for ICE CREAM!” Did you know that July is National Ice Cream Month?! Did you also know that there is an actual National Ice Cream Day?! Yeah, no joke! Just recently, I stumbled upon this gem of a fact: In 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated July as National […]

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Teens & social media

What’s Up? Social Media Is

Hey guys! I think I’m always going to start off a blog post by saying that. It’s like my catch phrase. Twenty years ago this wouldn’t have been possible though; you reading this from a computer or phone or me typing on my laptop. Honestly, anybody over eighteen probably sees technology as something crazy that’s […]

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