February 23, 2012
by Educator
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Guys Struggle for Rape Awareness

Most of the time when we’re talking about sexual assault or rape, we’re talking about women or girls. This makes sense. Unfortunately, women are sexually assaulted much more frequently than men… …but guys can be victims of sexual assault and … Continue reading

February 1, 2012
by TM-Info
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Project Condom Workshop

Teen Matters is partnering with SHHUGA, the UGA student group that produces Project Condom, to offer a unique workshop on Wednesday, February 15th, from 3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the University Health Center. Free transportation from Clarke Central and … Continue reading

January 27, 2012
by Educator
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5 Cool Ways to Log Community Service Hours

There’s a bunch of reasons to do community service: school requirements, beefing up your resume or college application, want to give back to your community, or maybe you’re just looking for something to do! Whatever the reason, there are plenty … Continue reading

January 18, 2012
by Health Educator
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Betrayed at 17

Submitted by Tamika Martin, Health Educator at Teen Matters Central Over the holidays, I watched a pretty dramatic Lifetime movie.  Betrayed at 17 caught my attention because the plot focused on important issues for today’s adolescents.  The internet, bullying, self … Continue reading

January 18, 2012
by Health Educator
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Every 9 ½ minutes…

This is how often someone in the US is infected with HIV.  Every 9 ½ minutes – that’s over 150 people a day!  Teens are affected by HIV, too.  In 2009, an estimated 8,294 young people between the ages of … Continue reading

January 16, 2012
by TM-Info
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MLK Jr. Day – What Did You Do for Your Community Today?

Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. What did you do for your community today? Tell us in the comments! Learn more about Martin Luther King, Jr., the history of MLK Jr. Day, and why it’s a national day of … Continue reading

January 12, 2012
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MLK Day of Service – Monday, January 16th: Make It a Day On, Not a Day Off

You probably know that Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, but did you know that it’s also a national day of service? What better way to honor Dr. King’s memory than to volunteer your time for a worthwhile cause? … Continue reading