Who are tomorrow's leaders in youth health? Here's our pick.
Meet Jamia and learn about YTH's innovative intergenerational leadership model.
Matthew Holt on how health data and tech are exploding.
Kids' lives are more complex than a "No Bullying " slogan.
Want help tackle health disparities? Apply today for YTH's Youth Advisory Board.
If you're a parent of a college student, think condoms and mobile apps for back to school.
With all the money pouring into online interactive education, why isn't sex education part of the curricula?
Reality show contestants have said damning things on webcam that they don’t show you on TV.
Social media campaigns weigh in on a heated debate about teen pregnancy.
Each June, Pride events happen all over the country. Find out why Pride still matters.
There is still stigma around HIV testing. It’s time for a change.
We need to change our culture in order to stop the violence in our communities.
YTH Live 2013 was a huge success with over 500 attendees.
When you don’t have it you don’t think about it; when you do have it it’s all you think about.
The way to engage with teens is through 2-way communication in fully integrated campaigns, with a group you understand. Your decision about what to do should depend on YOUR GOALS and your audience.
When we talk about “comprehensive sex ed” it frequently means we talk about birth control & just throw in some anatomy. Comprehensive is a big word – how can we re-envision that to be something better? .. and how can we be funny, clever, & a voice that teens hear?
HIV FOCUS program’s goal is to support CDC-recommended routine HIV screening as a standard of care, to reduce the number of people who don’t know their status, and change public perception about HIV. Hear from our local partners.
Be ethical: big data has significant implications for civil rights & society. handle with care & be responsible. Protect the privacy of people & their health information.
We trust women to give birth & deal with miscarriage – why do we not trust women to take the abortion pill, control their bodies, “handle” information about their options?
We needed to recognize that it was a difficult choice although a positive one.
We needed to recognize that teens needed to feel control over this choice.
These things were key to our story.
The Y-T-H name is new but our commitment to educating & advocating for young people is stronger than ever.
You have to have conversations for consensual sex. I’m really interested in the messy bits, the physical bits, the awkward parts, the parts we don’t talk about. – Erica Lorraine
If you can’t make it to San Francisco, you can watch the plenary addresses via Livestream here. Use #ythlive to chat about it and ask questions of the speakers.
Welcome to San Francisco. This is our sixth year getting together to learn, discuss, and connect about youth + tech + health.
YTH: The look is new and our commitment to being a source of innovation and leadership in educating young people is stronger than ever.
Join amazing minds in health tech and youth advocacy on April 6–8, 2014 in San Francisco.
Pitch your session for the premier conference on technology solutions for youth health. Due Nov 27.
Act fast to take advantage of limited early bird and student discounted tickets.
YTH Live 2014 takes place at Hotel Kabuki in San Francisco. Special room rates are now available.
Our sponsors are committed to improving the lives and well-being of young people.
This diverse group of technology and health experts, and youth leaders are designing a fantastic conference.
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Highlights, presentations, videos, and more from last year's YTH Live conference.
A breakthrough mobile program that connects immigrant women to critical healthcare and domestic violence services.
A Tumblr page for California high schoolers of color that combines pop culture and a positive, inspirational vibe.
An mHealth program that provides a private, secure way for people to set their own health reminders via customizable text messages.
“Thanks to the creativity and vision of these developers, young people now have a new line of defense against violence in their lives.” Vice President Joe Biden
Just/Us uses social media to reach ethnic minority young adults to with discussions and information aimed at HIV prevention and intervention.
First of its kind in the nation, the award-winning SexINFO is a sexual health text messaging program for youth in San Francisco.
Join amazing minds in public health, tech, and advocacy to improve youth lives.
Meet new ED Jamia Wilson. Join a Google+ Hangout on November 19 at 11am PT.
Recording: mHealth experts including Voxiva, Planned Parenthood, and RipRoad.
Research on how youth use social media, mobile phones, search, and websites to learn about sex.
Looking for HIV testing, birth control, or an expert health provider? Use this health clinic locator to find the nearest free or low-cost health services.
Fact sheets to help you manage your social media and new media, including Facebook, Google, and Twitter.
Resources by YTH about sexual health, adolescent health, and technology.
Where to get data on teen behaviors regarding alcohol, drug, and tobacco use as well as prevention tips.
Information on scientifically-tested foundations for developing new programs and research for youth health.
Resources such as videos, fact sheets, and clinic locators for those working on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and public perception.
Information on optimal health services, health disparities, and social support and advocacy for LGBTQ youth.
Information on current mental health clinical trials, tools for educators, and free access to publications on adolescent mental health.
Learn how to effectively adopt and integrate new media and mHealth into youth health programs.
These resources can help youth learn positive physical health they can carry into adulthood.
Learn more about the current policies, debates, and issues in adolescent reproductive rights and sexual health advocacy.
Where to go for a wealth of tools and data on STD and STI prevention for adolescents.
Get data and scholarly articles on current trends, updates on policy and law, and tools for educating youth about reproductive health.
Who's talking about latest news, research findings, and developments within the fields of youth health and technology.