In preparation for these meetings, an extensive literature search was also conducted, with a focus on determining the extent of contraceptive training that health care providers receive at all levels of their education and on providers perceptions of why adolescents and young adults do not use contraception successfully and risk unplanned pregnancy.
Identify a set of concrete action steps that the NC/ARHP can work on to help prevent unintended pregnancy.
Nicotine exposure during adolescence and young adulthood can cause addiction and harm the developing brain. Their use has grown dramatically in the last five years.
Today, more high school students use e-cigarettes than regular cigarettes.
This report outlines five key barriers and potential action steps that might be taken by the NC/ARHP as identified at the two advisory group meetings and echoed in the literature search.
It is important to note that this set of barriers and action steps is not intended to represent the entire constellation of challenges or solutions needed to promote more effective contraception.
Audio Description Video E-cigarettes are devices that heat a liquid into an aerosol that the user inhales.
The liquid usually has nicotine and flavoring in it, and other additives.
The group instead emphasized that providers need to capitalize on every visit as though it may be the only visit.
Besides nicotine, e-cigarettes can contain harmful and potentially harmful ingredients, including: Adolescent years are times of important brain development.
Brain development begins during the growth of the fetus in the womb and continues through childhood and to about age 25.
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Even if you have used tobacco yourself, your children will listen if you discuss your struggles with nicotine addiction.