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1. Planned Parenthood Chat/Text: Changing Sexual Health Outcomes Through Texting

By Nicole Levitz, MPH | August 3, 2017
Associate Director of Digital Health Education, Planned Parenthood Federation of America

“Meet people where they are.”

As sex educators we spend an enormous amount of time talking about this concept. It might mean starting with the basics, but it also means bringing interventions to folks, not just expecting them to come to us. That’s why Planned Parenthood developed and evaluated Chat/Text.

Tags: Adolescents, Technology, Innovation, Texting, Birth control, Pregnancy prevention, STD prevention, Sexual and reproductive health

2. “Birth Control Methods” – A New Format for Learning

By ETR | January 30, 2015

There are lots of birth control options. There’s a lot of information about each method, some of it pretty nuanced. There’s no one method that’s right for everyone.

We know this can be confusing, intimidating even, for anyone trying to make a good choice. So how do we get accurate information out there to more people?

Tags: Birth control, Pregnancy prevention, Teens, Young adults, Health education

3. Thoughts from HTN in Austin

By Suzanne Schrag | October 22, 2014

Suzanne Schrag, editor and product manager, shares some thoughts from the Healthy Teen Network Conference in Austin, Texas.

I’ve been enjoying my time here at the Healthy Teen Network Conference in Austin. Highlights of Tuesday’s events included a brief awards ceremony that provided me with inspiration and thoughts for the day. P3, the Georgia Public Private Partnership to Prevent Teen Pregnancy received the Outstanding Emerging Innovation Award, which motivated me to attend their session on Leading Collective Impact that afternoon.

Tags: Pregnancy prevention, Birth control, Health promotion, Sexual and reproductive health, ETR, Teen moms
By Suzanne Schrag

4. Video Picks - August 2014


Take a look at some of the videos we've watched and liked this month. Can video games make you smarter? How can you show unconditional love? And don't you want to know more about ETR's award-winning pamphlet "Birth Control Facts"?

Tags: HIV-AIDS, Birth control

5. Cool Tools: Data Tables for Your County About Contraceptive Needs


The Guttmacher Institute has a table-maker that offers data on contraceptive needs and services down to the county level. Find out the numbers for your county's publicly funded clinics, women in need of publicly funded services, clients served and more. State data shows up along with each county report you generate.

Check it out here.>> Scroll down for fact sheets, videos and research reports. 

Tags: Birth control

6. Video Picks - March 2014

By ETR | March 20, 2014

Take a look at some of our favorites among the videos and media that have crossed our desks this month. Bedsider offers some wonderful new videos that can help people get over their awkwardness and bring up the subject of contraception. Very funny. A video from amfAR provides a compelling rationale for needle exchange. And a powerful infographic gives us disturbing numbers about children's consumption of sugary treats. Watch!

Tags: HIV-AIDS, Birth control, Nutrition, Risk reduction

7. My Take: Dual Use Approaches to Preventing Teen Pregnancy and STIs

By Amy Peterson, MSc | January 9, 2014

Late last year, several ETR colleagues and I presented at the Healthy Teen Network’s annual conference in Savannah, Georgia. The theme was “Embracing Innovation: Combining Science with Creativity to Improve Adolescent Health.” About 30 participants joined ETR staffer Bruce Weiss and me as we discussed strategies for addressing unintended pregnancy and STIs among young people through the dual use of long-acting reversible contraception (LARCs) and condoms.

Tags: Teens, Birth control, LARCs, Pregnancy prevention, Sexual and reproductive health

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