Category: Teen pregnancy prevention

My Body, My Health: Young Women Planning Ahead

March 19, 2017

by Rosario Rico, MPH, Research and Program Manager, The L.A. Trust Do you remember how old you were when you started thinking of starting your own family? For many people they know it’s after college.  For others, it may be sooner than that. Regardless of when people see themselves starting a family, it’s important for people […]

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Celebrating the Heroes of our Wellness Network

March 18, 2017

Spotlight: Melissa Bernabe Meet Melissa Bernabe, a counselor who wears several hats for ViaCare at our Garfield High School Wellness Center, and makes a difference in the lives of LAUSD students everyday. What do you do? How did you get started in this field? I am a Substance Abuse Counselor, Family Planning Counselor, and HIV Tester/ […]

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Finding your “Gift”

August 31, 2016

I grew up living a couple blocks away from San Fernando High School, an area with high pregnancy rates and low graduation rates. Leaving the house to go out with my friends, my Mom would say with passion, “Please don’t be a statistic, Byanka!” She was referring to the high rates of teen pregnancy during […]

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Student Health = Student Success

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