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Boyfriends chronicles a year in the life of five young women. The issues affecting them and thousands of other teens don’t stop when the credits roll.

Stay up to date with what is happening to teens nationwide. Don’t forget to check out the Teen Issues page for even more information about stuff like teen pregnancy, depression and self-esteem.


Sex and Pregnancy

Study says parents’ sex talks with kids happening too late: Click here for the story.

Dallas leads nation in repeat teen births: Click here for the story.

Debate continues on sex education classes, rising teen pregnancy rates: Click here for the story.

Young, Latina and pregnant: See the photo essay here.


Mental Health

Military teens have more stress: Click here for the story.

Trapped between worlds, some Latina teens consider suicide: Click here for the story.

Today’s teens more anxious, depressed and paranoid than ever: Click here for the story.

Fit teens could be smarter teens: Click here for the story.


Drug Abuse

Marijuana More Widely Used Among US Teens: Click here for the story.

Prescription drug abuse growing among teens: Click here for the story.

Teen abuse of cough medicine: Click here for the story.


Cell Phones and Social Networking

Social media brings bullying to light: Click here for the story.

Talking, Texting, Walking or Driving: Combustible Elements for Teens: Click here for the story.

Teen committed suicide over sexting: Click here for the story.

Funny cell phone ads tell teens to stop sexting: Click here for the story.

Web-addicted teens more likely to self-harm: Click here for the story.

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Boyfriendsweb.com is a comprehensive source for teens and their parents, teachers and friends. The site contains tips, advice from experts, and informative articles on healthy relationships and a healthy you.

“Boyfriends should be required viewing in every high school in America. The stories--told by young people themselves--are educational, sobering, and pack a powerful punch.”

– Bill Albert, The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy

“Producer Sujata Dand approaches her participants with artful openness and without judgment--each has her story to tell; each has learned lessons from which we can all benefit.”

– Dr. Susan Sugerman, MD, MPH, Girls to Women Health and Wellness.

The project is funded in part by the Harold Simmons Foundation and other generous donors from our community.