Links to Sexual Health Resources and Support

Center for Young Women's Health
An award-winning health website for young women. Answers to your questions, health guides, chats, quizzes, & more.

Sex Etc.
Written by teens for teens, the Sex, Etc. magazine and website reach youth nationwide with accurate, honest sexual health information.

Healthline: The Effects of Birth Control on the Body
An interactive site detailing 17 effects that birth control can have on the female body.

AMAZE
A website that “takes the awkward out of sex ed.” Straightfoward information in fun, animated videos that give answers about sex, your body and relationships.

Planned Parenthood: Sex and Relationships
Comprehensive, straightforward information on sex and relationships, including reproductive anatomy, sexual health, consent, and more.

American Cancer Society (ACS)
Resources and facts on Mission: HPV Cancer Free – a public health campaign launched by ACS that aims to eliminate cervical cancer by increasing vaccination rates among boys and girls to 80%.

If you or someone you know has been harmed by sexual violence, here are some resources:

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network)
RAINN operates a 24-hour National Sexual Assault Hotline for victims of sexual assault: 800.656.HOPE (4673) Callers are routed automatically to the closest member rape crisis center for counseling. More than 890 centers participate in the network.

ICASA (Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault)
ICASA is a unified network of rape crisis centers, envisioning a world free of sexual violence. Visit their website for a list of sexual assault programs in Illinois.

Response for Teens
For counseling at Response, call the JCFS Access line at 1.855.ASK.JCFS.