What do you know about sexual health? Read on to learn about mental, physical and emotional issues related to sex.
What Stresses Teens Out?
Stress isn’t something that only affects adults. New pressures and change can cause teens to experience a great deal of stress. Learn ways to recognize and manage it.
Puberty: Changes for Females
Becoming an adult means adjusting to a lot of physical changes. Are you familiar with how your body matures? Read these articles to get better informed about puberty, including breast growth, pubic hair, periods, discharge and more.
Puberty: Changes for Males
Boys go through physical changes at different rates during puberty. Getting taller, growing facial and pubic hair, erections and ejaculation are all part of the process. Learn more about what to expect when you begin experiencing signs of puberty.
Growing up affects your relationships. You may struggle with relating to siblings and parents or have a difficult time communicating. Hurt, anger and mistrust are normal emotions. Find ways to manage and repair family relationships.
Teen Health Topics
Sleep Savers on Sleep and Screen Time
An animated video created by SASI students to demonstrate the effects of screen time on the body prior to sleep and to emphasize the importance of optimal sleep time and reducing screen time
Foodies Using MyPlate
A group of classmates explain the importance of, and how to build nutrient dense, balanced meals throughout the day. Through a video chat session, the classmates demonstrate MyPlate and ideas of nutritious meals with each other.
Students film a video log of their day on their first day of school, keeping each other accountable on the importance of sleep. One student learns and shares with her classmates on the importance of getting optimal sleep every night as a student.
Ask an Expert
Lisa G. Dana, M.D.
California Pacific Medical Center
Why would a young adult male, 19 years old and physically fit, have decreased energy levels? He never feels well rested and when he awakens, has a hard time becoming alert. What lab work should he have done? What are other areas do we need to look at?
Often young college students come home from school overworked and overtired. You might consider sending your student to see his primary care physician for a check up. The physician will probably start by gettin... continue reading about Why would a young adult male, 19 years old and physically fit, have decreased energy levels? He never feels well rested and when he awakens, has a hard time becoming alert. What lab work should he have done? What are other areas do we need to look at?