Got questions about your body, sex and relationships, birth control, staying healthy, eating right, exercise, or something else going on in your life? Ask us! Our health educators will get you the answers to whatever is on your mind.
Some topics are hard or embarrassing to talk about: sexuality and your body, safe sex and abstinence, consent, condoms & birth control, STDs, HPV...
We can help you (and parents or grandparents!) start the conversation.
Teen Matters is here to promote good sexual, reproductive and personal health and well-being. Our goal is to help reduce the number of unintended teen pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections in teens in Athens and surrounding counties.
Poor or incorrect knowledge about effective contraception and infectious disease prevention or how to use it, combined with sometimes cavalier attitudes towards sex and pregnancy—if it happens, it happens—all contribute to the 20 million new sexually transmitted infections and 57 percent pregnancy rate among 15-19-year-olds.