In this edgy, true-to-life program, real teenagers and health experts talk frankly about the importance of healthy decision-making when it comes to sexual activity. The program unpacks the many factors that go into a young person's decision to become sexually active or not, beginning with a discussion of sexual pressure from the media, peers and partners. Viewers are reminded that more than half of all students do not have sex before graduating from high school. Teens and health experts discuss the epidemic of sexually transmitted infections among youth and the life-changing effects of an unplanned pregnancy. Viewers learn how to reduce their risk for both by correctly using condoms and other forms of contraception. Presents abstinence as a healthy choice for teens and emphasizes the benefits of delaying sexual activity.
Includes Resource Guide.
Running Time: 20
Country of Origin: U.S.
Producer: Human Relations Media
Copyright Date: 2011