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This PDF document provides the reader with a few different types of contraception, facts on teens and sex, statistics about teens and sex and also some websites and helplines that can be visited or called for more information. This is a great guide for teens to understand more about sex, how it can be prevented and how to prevent pregnancy if they do take part in sexual intercourse.

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Teenagers and Sex: Are they ready?

Teenagers and Sex: Are they ready? | Tegan's Year 9 Journal | Scoop.it

This article is a great website that teenagers, thinking about having intercourse, should read. It asks questions, such as 'are you at the legal age?' to the reader that the reader can answer themselves. This may talk them out of having sex if they aren't ready. It talks about many different factors that may convince a teen that they should not have sex. Also, if the teen is at the legal age and is tossing up the idea of having sex, the article makes sure that they are ready by providing necessary information about the idea.

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Drugs - teenagers | Better Health Channel

This article is about adolescence and drug use. It explains why teenagers may use drugs, the causes of taking drugs, how to tell if someone is taking drugs, how to prevent the urge to take drugs, which drugs are most commonly used by adolescence and where you can get help. It is a very informative site that teens should read. If teens did read this, it may help them in losing interest in drugs. Also, if they already have taken drugs, or if they are thinking about it, or even if they have stopped taking drugs but still have urges to, they can get help using the help line provided on the site.

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Birth Control and Contraception for Teenagers

This article should be read by all young teens. It explains the affects of having sex and what can happen if they do not use contraception. It clearly outlines the consequences of not using contraception, and they are not good unless the female wishes to get pregnant.

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Alcohol - Teenagers and Alcohol: A Guide for Parents

This article provides information mainly for the parent of teenagers. It gives the parent a guide to what they could do to talk to their child about alcohol and the effects, in the hope that they may not be interested, or may be turned away from the idea. It also supplies the adult with how they should act when they give their child a talk about alcohol.

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Alcohol - teenagers | Better Health Channel

This article about teenagers and alcohol explains the risks of alcohol, what binge drinking is and the causes and effects, where someone may use alcohol inappropriately (schoolies), drink driving and the effects, the relation between alcohol and sex, the effects it can ahve on your brain (they are all negative), what can happen by accident if too much alcohol is consumed, the relation between alcohol and other drugs, what parents can do to help, how to teach someone about responsible drinking, other factors that can prevent alcohol use, where you can get help and other factors to remember when you are around alcohol. As you can see, this website is full of information. It explains each of the above factors in detail and would help an adolescent who was having trouble.

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Contraception and Young People | Health | Patient.co.uk

Contraception and Young People | Health | Patient.co.uk | Tegan's Year 9 Journal | Scoop.it

This article has information about many diffeent types of contraception for both adults and teens. It explains affects of not using cntraception, the positives and negatives of many different types of contraception and recomendations of the best type of contraception. This article also has statistics of the percentage of age groups having sex, and how many of these people actually use contraception.

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Binge Drinking in the US

Binge Drinking in the US | Tegan's Year 9 Journal | Scoop.it

This article shows just how much money, time and lives are wasted on alcohol when it is not needed. to have people lose their lives as well as others, and have a total of 80,000 deaths per year, is both tragic and ridiculous.

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