Free, confidential health services and health education for teens.

TM Jackson (Jefferson)

Teen Matters – Jackson

260 Lee St
Jefferson, GA 30549

706-367-0712 (voice)

706-621-1245   —  NEW TEXT LINE!


Monday-Thursday:  1:30pm-7:00pm
Closed Friday


Heidi Simmons, MPH – Health Educator
Stephanie Mason, RN – Nurse



  1. My girlfriend is discharging a brown liquid with pink in it. What does this mean?

    • It sounds like your girlfriend is experiencing spotting which is basically very very light bleeding. This is not uncommon, especially if she uses the drop shot or the implant for birth control. If she only notices this spotting after sex, she should come in for testing.

  2. I was wondering when is the latest that Plan B can be taken?

    • Plan B must be taken within 5 days of unprotected sex or the condom breaking. It works best when taken within the first 3 days. Plan B is available for free at Teen Matters. It can also be purchased at your local pharmacy.

  3. When I take my birth control pill I feel sick do that means I’m pregnant?

    • No, this does not mean that you are pregnant. Some people do feel sick after taking their pills. Try to eat a meal or snack before taking them, or take them at night before you go to sleep. This helps sometimes. If they still make you feel sick, come in to speak with a nurse.

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