General Resources

General Resources

American Sexual Health Association (ASHA)

The American Sexual Health Association, or ASHA, believes that everyone has the right to information and services that will help them be sexually healthy. ASHA aims to provide resources and information that is reliable, science-based, and stigma-free.

I Wanna Know

I Wanna Know ( is a site of the American Sexual Health Association (ASHA), which offers information on sexual health for teens and young adults. I Wanna Know provides the facts, the support, and the resources to answer your questions, as well as referrals and access to in-depth information about sexual health, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), healthy relationships, and more.

California Department of Public Health (CDPH), STD Control and Prevention Branch

The CDPH STD Control and Prevention Branch strives to reduce the transmission and impact of sexually transmitted diseases and viral hepatitis in California. The branch supports STD prevention efforts through providing statewide leadership, guidance, surveillance, training, technical assistance, and safety net support for delivering services throughout the state.

California Healthy Youth Act (Comprehensive Sexual Health & HIV/AIDS Instruction)

The purpose of the California Healthy Youth Act is to provide every student with the knowledge and skills necessary to protect their sexual and reproductive health from unintended pregnancy, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of STD Prevention

As the nation's health protection agency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides health information, national data, treatment and screening guidelines, and resources about STD prevention and control.

Note to Educators: See National Health Education Standards for guidance on establishing, promoting, and supporting health-enhancing behaviors for students in all grade levels

Talk with Your Kids

Talk with Your Kids provides parents and guardians the tools and resources necessary to talk your kids openly, honestly and often about their bodies, health, and relationships.

Teaching Sexual Health for Teachers

Teaching Sexual Health (Canada) is designed to assist educators in the classroom. Explore their site to find lesson plans, teaching tools, resources, and more.


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