Everything you need to know to keep yourself safe

Confidentiality

Not sure your ready to tell your parents about your safer sex plans? Read this page to get to know more about your privacy rights.

  One concern that we hear often from teens is that they’re worried that they will have to get permission from their family to see a healthcare provider for family planning and/or STD testing services. In Hawaii, that’s one less thing you need to worry about. There is a law in Hawaii that allows services for minors (a person below the age of 18) to receive family planning and STD services without parental consent. The links above explain the specific rights teens have when it comes to seeing a clinician for reproductive health services. We also encourage you to consider talking with your parents or another adult you trust about your questions and concerns-they may be more supportive than you think. We have some for tips on how to do that here.