I’ve recently started smoking weed and getting high. I think that I’ve developed derealization/depersonalization disorder as result. I don’t know what to do, I don’t know what it feels like to be real anymore and I can’t tell anyone. what can I do?

Posted June 12, 2023 under Ask Us.

That sounds really tough. It can be hard to share that you’ve been using substances with other people, especially adults, and at the same time, it sounds like you are […]

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I recently started on the birth control pill. However, my mom really wants me to get an IUD, but I am not sexually active. I really want to stick with the pill, but now I am wondering, should I listen to my mom and get an IUD?

Posted May 15, 2023 under Ask Us.

Awesome question, thank you for asking.  First and foremost, starting any form of hormonal contraception should be a personal decision. This includes but not limited to; birth control pills, patches, […]

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What vitamins and/or supplements can I take to help treat and manage my PCOS?

Posted May 1, 2023 under Ask Us.

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormone imbalance that can cause irregular periods, unwanted hair growth, and acne. There are medications available that can be used to help manage your […]

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Recently I have been dreaming about having romantic feelings and kissing girls. Yet, I also dream about the same thing with boys! Does this mean I am “bi” (bi-sexual)? The thing is I prefer to be with boys in a romantic relationship, help please!

Posted April 14, 2023 under Ask Us.

Hi there, thanks for reaching out with your question. It is completely and totally normal to have dreams that aren’t necessarily accurate or realistic to how things are for you […]

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My partner said that when he enters inside me, he feels something like a barrier or a lump. This kind of barrier hurts when touched. What can it be? Because of this, I can’t have normal sex. (I have never had sex before.)

Posted April 10, 2023 under Ask Us.

You are not alone, pain with penetration is a lot more common than you think! However, it is hard to know what the barrier or lump may be that is […]

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How can I get my family to stop piling everything on me? I feel like Luisa from Encanto, where she has to take everything on.

Posted April 3, 2023 under Ask Us.

Thanks so much for reaching out about this dilemma you’re facing with your family.  Sounds like you are in a very stressful position!  Here’s the thing though- as much as […]

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I just finished a 7 day break from my birth control pills. I am starting my second pack of pills. Will I be protected against pregnancy right away?

Posted March 27, 2023 under Ask Us.

Awesome question! Protection against pregnancy really depends on when you took your 7-day pill break. Most birth control pill packs contain 21 active (contain hormones) pills and 7 placebo (no […]

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I have a hard time focusing, and I end up procrastinating assignments because I don’t know how to start them. I submit a lot of late work and get overwhelmed/stressed in the end of the semester. I don’t know what to do, I feel so out of control.

Posted March 20, 2023 under Ask Us.

Lots of kids and teens have trouble focusing on school (and other daily tasks) too! You’re right, when we don’t know how to begin a task, it’s hard to get […]

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Endometriosis runs in my family and my mom thinks I have it. I have really painful periods, but on my periods I have a lot of back pain to the point where it makes me cry and not want to walk. Is that normal?

Posted February 24, 2023 under Ask Us.

Thank you for asking such an important question, especially since next month (March) is endometriosis awareness month! Did you know that 1 in 10 people born with female reproductive organs […]

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