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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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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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Prom and the teen mom

Prom and the Teen Mom

A young woman who had gotten pregnant in high school reached out to us and offered to share her story so that local teens could learn from her experience. Yesterday, I had the honor of hearing her speak at Boonsboro High School’s Prom Promise – a pre-prom rally that the entire school attends to learn […]

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13 & Pregnant

13 & Pregnant: Washington County (Still) Has A Problem

My heart is in my throat. We get calls or drop-ins from teens here in our office from time to time, many of whom are already pregnant or suspect they are pregnant. All we can do at that point is provide referrals to the Community Free Clinic, Health Department, or Tri-State Health Center. As you […]

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Teen Question: Condoms Can Expire?!

Every year, the Washington County Health Department, Girls Inc., and Teens Have Choices partner to deliver a school assembly to public school students in the 9th grade.  More on the school assemblies in another post, but I want to touch on something that one of the students said when a nurse-midwife from the Health Department […]

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Teen Question: “When is my ‘safe’ time of the month?”

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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