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Relationships, sexuality, and sexual activity

On-Campus Resources

Boynton Health Services—Boynton provides medical care, heath education and public health services to University students, staff and faculty.

SHADE (Sexual Health Awareness and Disease Education)—SHADE is a student organization that meets weekly with the SHADE student coordinators and Boynton staff.

Aurora Center—The Aurora Center for Advocacy and Education (TAC) provides free and confidential crisis intervention to victims of sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking and harassment. TAC also provides services for "concerned persons," that is, people who are concerned about a friend or loved one who has experienced these types of crimes. This webpage also offers a variety of sites for more specified information on sexual assault.

GLBTA Programs Office—The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Ally (GLBTA) Programs Office is dedicated to improving campus climate for all University of Minnesota students, staff, faculty, alumni, and visitors by developing and supporting more inclusive understandings of gender and sexuality.

Non-Affiliated Resources

Advocates for Youth—The Advocates for Youth Web site contains a wealth of information on a variety of topics and issues related to adolescent sexual and reproductive health.

Smarter Sex—SmarterSex.org was created with the special needs of college students in mind. It is an exciting and one-of-a-kind sexual health Web site for college students with the hope that it will encourage not only students, but also educators and parents, to discuss and learn from each other about smart sex.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—The Department of Health and Human Services provides fact sheets, information, and statistics on common STDs.

Minnesota Department of Health—General information about STDs as well as hot topics, statistics, reports, and more links.

Teenwise Minnesota—Teenwise provides information to parents, teens, educators, health care providers, and policy makers through the mission to develop and strengthen policies and programs that promote adolescent sexual health, pregnancy prevention, and support for adolescent parents.

The Guttmacher Institute—The Guttmacher Institute advances sexual and reproductive health through research, public education, and policy analysis. The key program areas include information on adolescent sexual and reproductive health, health services and financing, healthy pregnancies, contraception and abortion, and relationships, intimacy, and sexual behavior.

Healthy Teen Network—This national organization works to make a difference for teens and young families through their focus on adolescent health and well-being with emphasis on teen pregnancy and prevention, and teen parenting.