Oregon Youth Sexual Health Plan

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May is Youth Sexual Health Awareness Month!

Did you know that Governor Kitzhaber has proclaimed that May is Youth Sexual Health Awareness Month? Check out the proclamation, exciting events, policy updates, and relevant resources below!

Governor's Proclamation

Read Governor Kitzhaber’s Proclamation that outlines Oregon’s goal to:
  • Build environments in which all youth can thrive and contribute meaningfully to their communities.
  • Advance comprehensive strategies of the Oregon Youth Sexual Health Plan at the state and local level to: support youth as they use accurate information and well developed skills to make thoughtful choices about relationships and sexual health; eliminate sexual health inequities; and reduce unintended teen pregnancy, STIs, and non-consensual sexual behavior.
  • Value young people and trust in their capacity to make healthy decisions when provided information, skills, and support.
  • Recognize that positive youth development aligns with prevention priorities of healthcare transformation
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