To learn what may be available in your community, contact Planned Parenthood of America or any of the agencies on the national coalition.
Additionally, PAMF has provided some Additional Resources below that may help to open communication with your child regarding sexuality.
Still others talk about values and beliefs without discussing religion or spirituality at all.
Whatever your relationship to religion, it's important that you talk with your child about sexuality in the context of your own personal, moral views.
Youth can also reach out for help by texting “loveis” to 22522.
A growing national coalition of organizations has worked to promote family communication about sexuality through helpful publications and vital community programs for the past 25 years.
Love is Respect A collaboration between Break the Cycle and the National Dating Abuse Helpline, this web resource provides information and resources on dating violence and healthy dating attitudes and relationships for youth.That's why it's important that you start the conversation with your teen early.Continue this conversation throughout your teen's life by letting them know you are open and non-judgmental regarding the issue of sex and sexuality.Even with the support of these external resources, it is important to remember: parents are the most important sexuality educators for their children.Talking about sexuality with your children can be a challenge.The site includes an overview of the issue (e.g., early warning signs, types of abuse, the cycle of abuse), quizzes for teens to determine whether they are experiencing or inflicting abuse, a live chat feature that connects youth with a peer advocate 24/7, videos, a blog, and more.