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MANTRA MONDAYS!

I think the general consensus is Mondays are the worst day of the week! But it doesn't have to be... Think about...Mondays are like a fresh start! If you start your week off right then you'll feel motivated to stay positive and productive. You can accomplish your weekly goals if you start your Monday off on the right foot! SOOOOOooo.. we want to encourage you with Mantra Mondays. Every Monday we will post an inspiring word..a MANTRA that you can

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Are You READY! It’s Coming…..

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Are you ready for Sex ? The FAQ’s

I think I’m ready. What should I do before I have sex? This is a great question. It shows that you’re taking the time to think through this decision. Here are some things to consider when deciding whether becoming sexually active is what’s right for you at this point in your life. It’s important to think about all the potential things that could happen if you have sex with someone. There are good things—pleasure, a feeling of closeness,

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Teen Dating Violence #It’s #Not a #Myth

What is Teen Dating Violence Teen dating violence is a pattern of physically, sexually, verbally, and/or emotional behavior in a relationship. Statitics 1 in 5 high school girls are physically or sexually hurt by a dating partner. Girls and Women 16-24 have the highest rates. 1 in 3 teens experience some kind of abuse in their romantic relationships 1 in 3 teens know of a peer who has been hit, punched ,kicked by a partner 45% of teen girls know

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K-I-S-S-E-S

For many, kissing is one of the joys of life — plus kissing someone deeply is hot, hot, hot! And you want to be safe, as well. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) considers open-mouth kissing low-risk for transmitting HIV, especially if both partners are without sores or cuts on the mouth or lips. Saliva has certain proteins that make it an extremely poor carrier of HIV. As a result, kissing, sucking, and licking the lips, mouth,

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Keep it #REAL

My Theory DO YOU REALLY KNOW WHAT IT IS LIKE TO BE ME? LIVING DAY TO DAY WITH AN UNWANTED FRIEND CALLED "HIV" HAVE YOU EVER WALKED MY JAGGED PATH? THIS IS MY GRAPES OF WRATH DO YOU FEEL THE PAIN I FEEL? TRUST ME THIS IS REAL I NEVER THOUGHT IT WOULD BE ME THE ONE WHOM CONTRACTED HIV IT CREEPED AROUND THE CORNER WITH NO FOOTSTEPS TO HEAR 2.5 MILLION INFECTED LAST YEAR WITH NO CURE WE ALL LIVE IN FEAR I'LL STAND UP AND FIGHT WITHOUT SHEDDING A TEAR

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Hygiene Tips – GOOD SLEEP HYGIENE

What is sleep hygiene? Sleep hygiene is a variety of different practices that are necessary to have normal, quality nighttime sleep and full daytime alertness. What are some examples of good sleep hygiene? The most important sleep hygiene measure is to maintain a regular sleep and wake pattern seven days a week. It is also important to spend an appropriate amount of time in bed, not too little, or too excessive. This may vary by individual; for example,

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TEEN DATING TIPS

When it comes to boys and dating, there is no such thing as a foolish question. How are you supposed to know the answers to questions you've never needed to ask before? Teenage dating tips are important for teenagers who are starting to date. Here are a few of the questions we've been asked most often! Teenage Dating Tips:  Most Asked Questions:    #1 Teenage Dating Tips: How do I know if I'm ready to date? Everyone develops at different

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CALL NOW…Youth Call-Centre

NOW AVAILABLE - CALL OUR YOUTH COUNSELORS, they are standing by - The numbers are 242-427-1104, 1105, or 1106. The HIV Prevention Education Unit of the Bahamas Red Cross now provides additional support services for persons who may have personal questions and need Peer Advice from a trusted support person.  You are invited to take advantage of this new free service.  This activity is authorized by the Ministry of Health's Ethics Committee.

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Learning Centre

As of March 1, 2014, website users will be able to access our training slides, and take a test, and for those persons successfully completing the test with full marks, will be able to collect a prize bag from The Bahamas Red Cross Society Head Quarters on John F. Kennedy Drive.

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