implementing an inclusive health curriculum and giving knowledge to students about the LGBTQ community, we can combat bias and discrimination in schools. In schools, students are given foundational knowledge that will be useful to them in the future.
Abstinence or Comprehensive Sex Education: Which is better? Sex is in the air, everywhere. It is seen when the television is turned on in the morning, it is used to sell hamburgers and cereal, and is the cornerstone by which we gauge our success. Sex is everywhere and the youth of today need to be equipped to handle it safely. There are two primary paths that can be taken when referring to sexual education: Abstinence or a more comprehensive education. Abstinence education
Why “Abstinence-Only” Doesn’t Provide Desired Results Almost every young American has had some sort of sexual education— whether it be an in-depth program, or just a mandatory slideshow— having to sit through a sex ed. class is a rite of passage. But does the education we receive here in the U.S. really teach us what we need to know, with an “abstinence-only”— that is, not having sex until marriage— approach being the primary teaching of this educational course? The American method of instructing
I. Abstract Sexual education being enforced in public schools is important and it should be taught in all schools. Young adults are learning that it is important to wait until marriage to have sex. Sexual education taught in public schools does raise a couple of eyebrows because some parents think that young adults should not learn about sex at their age. Sexual education is very important for young adults to either use abstinence or condoms. Sexual education in schools are the proper classes for
In the Adolescent Sexual Health in Europe and the US by Advocates for Youth, Ammie Feijoo writes,“The United States’ teen pregnancy rate is almost three times that of Germany and France, and over four times that of the Netherlands.”(Feijoo) The United States would not have triple the teen pregnancy rate if it’s young people were educated about sex as properly as Europe’s young people. In addition, she writes on contraceptive use, she says that France’s, The Netherlands’ youth are more likely to be
substance abuse and relapse. The third and final stage of recovery is known as late recovery, and involves a client finding growth and meaning in life. In this stage, relapse may be less frequent as a sense of purpose is found. As this stage is found only by enduring great challenges, a client may not be as tempted by relapse and the act of back tracking in their recovery may seem tiresome and unworthy of their time. However, though a deep awareness of the consequences of substance abuse is profound