ResourceS for Sexual Health!

Recommendations for STI screening and treatment change with time. Stay up-to-date with the following apps:

Check out these great general resources for sexual health:

  • Amaze: Medically accurate, age-appropriate, affirming, and honest sexual health information for children, adolescents, parents, educators, and clinicians (videos, podcasts, etc.)
  • Amaze Jr: Same as above, for elementary and preschool ages
  • American Sexual Health Association: Wide range of resources for all ages, including how to communicate with healthcare providers about sexual health
  • BCH’s Young Men’s Health: Variety of health guides on sexual health
  • BCH’s Young Women’s Health: Variety of health guides on sexual health
  • Bedsider: Family planning resources, with extensive information about condoms and other sexual health topics
  • CDC’s Condom Effectiveness: Resource on how to use condoms and find free / low-cost condoms (internal, external, dental dams, etc.)
  • Human Rights Campaign’s Safer Sex for Trans Bodies
  • Queer RI’s Sexual Health: LGBTQIA+ related resources for Rhode Islanders and beyond
  • RIghtTime: App and website developed by RIDOH about sexual health, including local resources as well as facts about STI prevention, family planning, and LGBTQ+ related information
  • Scarleteen: Inclusive, comprehensive, supportive information on sexuality and relationships for teens and emerging adults
  • Trans Bodies, Trans Selves: Resource guide for transgender, non-binary, and gender-expansive people on a variety of topics including sexual health

And check out these awesome local resources in Rhode Island:

Blog post based on Med-Peds Forum talk by Jack Rusley, Adolescent Medicine Core Faculty

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