Thanks to all of you who responded to our Mother’s Day mailing! We recieved gifts from many generous members of the community who chose to support our mission of cultivating a healthy community through comprehensive sexual health care and education. We truly couldn’t do this work without you! If you would like to contribute, click here.
The CDC recently released a report titled “Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance 2007,” which states that STDs are still on the rise, especially in women and minority populations. The report also states that almost 50% of new STD cases affect 15- to 24-year-olds. Get yourself checked today!
We are now open on Saturdays from 10am-2pm to better serve you. Please call to schedule an appointment!
Family Tree Clinic and our clients have suffered from the significant cost increase of birth control. Click here to learn more about this Take Action about Birth Control and urge House Leadership to pass an amendment that would once again make birth control affordable for college students and low-income women.
Some pharmacies are not providing contraception including: condoms, birth control pills and the morning-after pill. This lack of access will likely contribute to the transmission of STIs and an increase in unintended pregnancies, negatively impacting the reproductive health of all. Click here to take action on this issue.
The Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Guttmacher Institute recently released reports about the sexual health needs of young women worldwide and the contraceptive needs of women in developing countries. Check them out!
Lindsey, Outreach Education Coordinator, will be volunteering at Camp Camp Revolution, a summer camp experience for LGBTQA youth ages 14-23. It will take place July 26th-July 28th at Camp Heartland in Willow River, MN. Contact Lindsey at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want more information!
There is mounting evidence that HPV (type 16) can be transmitted through oral sex and can lead to oral cancers. Click here to read more and watch the ABC News clip. The best way to protect yourself? Use a condom. Stop by Family Tree and pick some up today!
Click here to watch the clip!