About Us

Welcome to TeenSpeak!

Our contributors include youth advisers, mentors, health care providers and communication professionals who are members of the Center for Young Women’s Health, The Center on Media and Child Health, and the Young Men’s Health site at Boston Children’s Hospital. The Y.A.P., (part of the Center for Young Women’s Health) is comprised of high school and college students who have been trained to educate their peers about health issues.

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Blog Posts

TeenSpeak’s blog posts are written by both employees and volunteers who are youth advisors, mentors, health care providers, communications professionals, and/or active members of the Youth Advisory Program (Y.A.P.) and the Young Men’s Health site at Boston Children’s Hospital. The opinions expressed represent the thoughts of individual bloggers, and not those of the Center for Young Women’s Health, Boston Children’s Hospital, or any of its corporate affiliates or any of their respective directors, officers, employees, research staff, medical staff or members of its respective board of directors. The opinions and views expressed on these pages do not in any way reflect the views of the website they are posted on, other website affiliated with the site, the staff involved with maintaining the website, or any members of the website.

Our contributors make every effort to provide only information that is true and correct in light of their knowledge. Please remember, nothing on this web site should be considered medical advice, which can only be given to you by your personal health care provider. Material provided by our Resource Center is intended as general information. It is not a recommendation for treatment, nor should it be considered medical advice. The Center for Young Women’s Health advises individuals and families to discuss all information and questions related to health care with a health care professional.

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