Know Your Rights: The Law and Personal Health: Your Legal Rights, 1st Edition

  • Jason Porterfield
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  • ISBN-10: 1477780556
  • ISBN-13: 9781477780558
  • DDC: 344.7303
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released June 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016
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Overview

This indispensable guide will give teens the confidence they need to navigate the health care system and find available services and resources. It explains their legal rights and how to address their medical concerns, especially in regards to the sensitive subjects of mental and sexual health. It clearly outlines confidentiality and consent laws as they relate to minors and gives teens tools to manage their reproductive health, seek appropriate therapies, find proper recourse against abuse, and more.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Consent, Confidentiality, and Privacy.
2: Reproductive Health.
3: Mental Health.
4: Substance Abuse.
5: Staying Healthy at Home, School, and Work.
Glossary.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
Bibliography.
Index.
Other Backmatter.