It's time to have "The Talk".

Your child is worth it.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Had the Talk
Resource Guide

We recognize that many parents and caregivers want to "Have the Talk".   The vision of this initiative is to equip parents and caregivers with resources and tips that are based on scientific research.

OUR VISION

PROVIDE SCIENCE-BASED INFORMATION TO EMPOWER FAMILIES
TO BUILD BETTER LIVES FOR CHILDREN & TEENS


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    MEDICAL INSTITUTE FOR SEXUAL HEALTH

    A non-profit organization that provides up-to-date research and resources for sexual health education.
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    STDWIZARD
    STD RISK CALCULATOR

    Online tool to assess risk behavior and provide STD test recommendations based on risk assessment.
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    BUILDING FAMILY CONNECTIONS

    Interactive curriculum  training  for sexual health  educators and facilitators, who desire to help parents talk with their teens about sex.

    VISIT SITE

All children deserve to be happy, successful,
and responsible.

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“ I want to encourage parents to keep on talking, even when their child is resistant or appears uninterested; in reality they are listening all the time and being guided by the parent more than any other influence.”
Joe McIlhaney, MD, Founder of Medical Institute

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

This Is What We Can Do For You


  • clients
    HOOKED
    Hooked is a journey of discovery into the human brain and what neuroscience tells us about how casual sex is affecting our children.
  • clients
    GIRLS UNCOVERED
    This book addresses the numerous challenges confronting young women today, in a deeply sexualized culture.
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    SEX IS NOT A GAME (UPDATED)
    "Sex is Not a Game" is a high-impact portrayal of the consequences of casual sex with discussion questions.
  • clients
    FACES OF THE ISSUES
    Personal stories of how casual sex can impact lives, affecting one's future and dearest relationships.
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    MEDICAL INSTITUTE FREE MEMBERSHIP
    A free, members only resource of up-to-date, medically accurate information at your finger tips. 
“Would you rather your teen get sexual health information from their peers and the media or from you? Don't be afraid to talk with your child, after all you've got experience - good and bad. They are listening. Trust your child to make good sexual decisions enabled by the healthy information you give them.
Freda M. Bush, MD, President and CEO of Medical Institute