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It’s important to get the facts about sex (even if you’re not sexually active) so you can make responsible choices about your life.
If you have a time-sensitive question about emergency contraception or other health issues, please call your local Planned Parenthood health center at 1-800-230-PLAN.
Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky (PPINK) provides lots of resources for teens and young adults, from health services including birth control, pregnancy testing, STI testing and treatment, annual checkups, condoms, and other supplies, to information and education though our resources and our youth programs. Teen Talk I Wanna Know Go Ask Alice: Columbia University’s health Q&A site for teens Sex, Etc.
Our health centers serve people under 18 (parental permission or judicial bypass required for abortion services). Coalition for Positive Sexuality Scarleteen: Sex Education for the Real World Advocates for Youth LGBTQ Students and College Affordability Our educators are available to teach sessions on a wide variety of topics, at your school, after-school group, church, youth center, or elsewhere in your community.
Whether you want to research a particular health topic for a school paper or presentation; schedule an educational session for your class, after-school club, or youth group; or ask a health-related question, we’re here to help.
The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services Adult Protective Services Division has the legal responsibility for investigating complaints of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of adults.
Abuse and neglect mean causing physical pain or injury, mental injury or the withholding of services that are necessary to maintain a person's health and welfare.Exploitation is the improper use of the adult's money.Family members or strangers may cause abuse, neglect or exploitation.Although physical abuse is the most obvious example that can be given, there are many other forms of abuse and neglect that are subtler.Scaring you with threats of violence in return for money, property, or other items of value is a good example.Misuse of an elderly person's money or savings is another example.See the publication Attention Seniors: Protect Your Money (PDF) from the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services.Another occurrence is exploitation through withholding necessary health care, food, housing or clothing that someone has a duty to provide.Keeping an elderly person somewhere against their will might be another form of exploitation.Any person having reason to believe that an adult is being abused, neglected or exploited must report this to the local Adult Protective Services office. A representative of that agency is then required to work with local law enforcement agencies to investigate the report.If an emergency exists in which a serious risk of death or immediate and serious physical injury, one may ask the district court to order emergency protective services.