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Am I Ready? Making Healthy Sexual Decisions

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Subject(s): Guidance, Health and Medicine
Grade Level: 6 - 8, 9 - 12

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
Language: English

Additional Resources
600571.pdf

Video Chapters

  1. Introduction: Making Healthy Sexual Decisions  2:06
    Young adults tackle questions and decisions regarding their own...
  2. Media Pressure: Making Healthy Sexual Decisions  2:02
    This segment addresses the common misconceptions of how sex is...
  3. Peer Pressure: Making Healthy Sexual Decisions  1:33
    This program depicts how pressure from peers impacts a teenagers...
  4. Partner Pressure: Making Healthy Sexual Decisions  3:19
    The importance of making a decision to have sex when an...
  5. Sexual Violence: Making Healthy Sexual Decisions  2:32
    This chapter highlights the importance of individual sexual...
  6. Right Sexual Partner, The: Making Healthy Sexual Decisions  3:10
    Understanding what it means to have the right partner in order...
  7. What If I'm Not Ready?: Making Healthy Sexual Decisions  1:50
    Many young adults are not ready to have sex regardless of...
  8. Protection: Making Healthy Sexual Decisions  2:42
    This clip discusses the importance of protection and having safe...
  9. STIs: Making Healthy Sexual Decisions  2:31
    Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STIs) are more common and serious...
  10. Conclusion: Making Healthy Sexual Decisions  2:29
    This concluding video urges young teens to re-evaluate any...

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Am I Ready? Making Healthy Sexual Decisions

In this edgy, true-to-life program, real teenagers and health...