Chicago Healthy Adolescents & Teens
Abortion is legal in Illinois, and available in Chicago. If you are under 18 years old and need an abortion in Illinois, you do not need to notify or get permission for a parent or legal guardian. Learn more here.
Anyone can get infected with Monkeypox. Monkeypox is not a Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI), but it can spread in many ways, including during sexual activity because of close contact. To learn more about Monkeypox, click here.
No matter your age, gender identity, or sexual orientation, you have rights that deserve to be respected. Know your rights when it comes to your body, your health, and your choices.
Which body part does what? Here’s a review of the basics. Learn about reproductive organs, sex & reproduction, sexual health, masturbation & how babies are made.
If you’re sexually active, or think you might be soon, there’s a lot to consider. Learn about pregnancy, birth control, & your pregnancy options.
Cook County (where Chicago is) ranks number two in the country for certain STIs. Learn about risks, prevention, testing, & treatment.
Everyone deserves to be safe and treated with respect. Learn about the differences between safe & unsafe relationships, consent, & sexual assault.
Do you have questions about gender identity or sexual orientation? Learn about gender, LGBTQ+, local resources, & being an ally.