Playing it safe isn't always so much fun--everyone likes to take a risk now and then. But taking too many risks or risks that are too dangerous can end up with deadly outcomes. Learn more about taking risks and how to recognize when you or a friend is going too far.
Source of data for quizzes, polls, and facts: The NYC Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), 2011, a self-administered, anonymous survey conducted in NYC public high schools in odd years by the Department of Education and the Department of Health. For more information, visit NYC Youth Risk Behavior Survey.
The NYC Teen digital story blogs are based on real life situations. Most are narrated by actors; Joseph and Amanda tell their own stories about their sexual identity.