Respect Yourself: Sex, STIs, Abstinence, and Making The Healthy Choice

Respect Yourself: Sex, STIs, Abstinence, and Making The Healthy Choice

Listen to Jasmine, Bella, and Moriah share their thoughts and methods on staying focused on your future through abstinence, sex, and STIs.

What are your plans for the future? Do you care for or respect yourself? There are healthy decisions teens must make to achieve their plans.

In this episode learn the definitions of abstinence, sex, and STIs. Learning the definitions will help you make healthy decisions to maintain your road to success.

Abstinence is staying away from anything that can be harmful to you. Sex and STIs can be major obstacles that can harm you.

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RU Good? A Conversation On Teenage Mental Health.

RU Good? A Conversation On Teenage Mental Health.

RU Good? Are you okay? Many teenagers struggle with coping with stress that may develop mental health issues if they do not talk about it or get the right help.

What does stress look like? What things can cause stress? Who do you reach out to? How can you help a friend?

Is it cool to talk about it? Listen to members of the C.A.T.S. program, Concerned About Teen Success, who share their views on mental health from recognizing issues, sharing their stories, and ways to get help. Remember to share your comments below and share with friends and family.

If you are needing help in coping with a stressful situation. Reach out by text to communicate with someone trained to listen and respond in a method that is private, secure, and confidential. Remember…

U R Not alone…
Free support available 24/7 by texting 4hope to 741 741


Click here to visit the Crisis Text Line of the County of Summit ADM Board

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About My Story Today Podcast

My Story Today Podcast is a weekly youth-hosted podcast on Podbean distributed on and social media platforms. The My Story Today Podcast provides a digital voice and platform for youth across the digital media landscape.

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The primary cast for the My Story Today Podcast is conducted by youth members of Concerned About Teen Success, also known as C.A.T.S. Different C.A.T.S members serve as hosts and guests for each episode. Podcasts are also co-hosted by the resident adult, Mr. Richard with the Alliance for Healthy Youth.

Knowledge and information become a power when it is transmitted and utilized. The My Story Today Podcast is the digital media platform providing a powerful message for youth with knowledge and information to make responsible choices.

As you listen to the podcast, feel free to share your voice and submit opinions, questions, comments from the show.