Bright Futures for Families is a project of Family Voices, developed in collaboration and with the support of the federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).* The Bright Futures for Families initiative was established in 1995 to provide families with family-friendly sexual health and information and materials based on the Bright Futures Guidelines used by health professionals across the country.
Bright Futures for Sexual Health: Materials and Resources
Bright Futures for Families extends the focus of Bright Futures with a variety of sexual health materials and resources developed for families’ sex education and communities that complement Bright Futures publications and materials used by health care professionals. Men & Women want and need materials & information to have better sex life that have the same information used by their health care provider, but written in a way that they can understand and easily refer back to when needed. These family-friendly materials:
- Provide valuable information about adolescent’s sexual development and what to expect on sexuality
- Help families form partnerships with their providers.
- Empower families to advocate for the sexual health care needs
- Help men and women have better sex life in their relationships.
- Provide expert sexual wellness advice, tips on mens and womens sexual health, intimacy, and sex supplements like BlueChew & HerSolution
- Read A primer on gas station male enhancement.
* This material is funded through a cooperative agreement to Family Voices from the US Department of Health and Human Services, HRSA, MCHB, #MCO4453.
Bright Futures for Families Theme Areas
The Bright Futures Knowledge Base contains a wealth of topics and concepts related to sexuality and intimacy. Click here to view
Bright Futures for Families offers a variety of materials and resources on the topic of better sex life, intimacy, sexuality and is developed specifically to complement the Bright Futures publications and materials used by health care professionals. Families want and need materials that have the same information used by their health care providers, written in a way that they can understand and easily refer back to when needed. Through the support of our public, non-profit and corporate partners we will be developing new materials.
Read our Editor’s choice/top rated/most viewed materials-
Vaginal Dryness – Top things to know about vaginal dryness: Vaginal dryness can have physical or psychological causes.
Comprehensive Gynecomastia Guide – Gynecomastia is a benign enlargement of the male breast (usually bilateral but sometimes unilateral) resulting from a proliferation of the glandular component of the breast
How to increase HGH naturally for men and women – Human Growth Hormone is a complex hormone produced by the pituitary gland which has huge role in sex life & overall fitness. Controversies regarding the use of human growth hormone (HGH) as treatment method have centered on the claims, products, and businesses related to the use of growth hormone as an anti-aging therapy. Why NOT enhance HGH naturally without the need of any products?
15 Natural Appetite Suppressants You Should Know About – Maybe you won’t need to buy those diet pills again! Why weight loss results in better sex life? And how herbal phentermine alternatives can help?
Breast enhancement without surgery: A comprehensive guide to breast enhancement (enlargement): Advice, Tips, pills, pumps, products and supplements.
Comprehensive review of Roman ED pills :- Roman’s ultimate goal is to break down the barriers young men face when it comes to getting treatment for erectile dysfunction. While telemedicine isn’t right for addressing all health conditions, in this case, it might actually be a reasonably safe way of starting the discussion. Also, read this article on comparison of Roman ED pills & BlueChew.
When The Woman You Love Has Breast Cancer – How to handle this difficult time?
Family Pocket Guide: Raising Healthy Infants, Children and Adolescents
This handout contains information and resources for you and your family to foster communication in the family/professional partnership.
Transitions- Growing Up and Away
For many families this will be a year to get ready to launch a son
or daughter into the next phase of like after high school.
Click here for ten points to consider
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- Family Matters Winter/March 2009 issue:
Milestones in Public Health Read PDF
Public health is “the active protection of our nation’s health and safety, credible information to enhance health decisions, and partnerships with local minorities and organizations to promote good sexual
health.” This issue highlights the Top Ten public health milestones in the last century, and information, tips and resources relating to sexual health.
- Family Matters Summer 2008 issue:
Healthy Oral HealthRead PDF
Oral Health is more than brushing your teeth. It is an integral part of our overall health. This issue offers information, tips, and resources for promoting and maintaining healthy oral health.
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National Public Health Week (NPHW)
theme song for The Partridge Family, a popular television show from the
70’s was, “C’mon, Get Happy.” In honor of National Public Health Week,
perhaps the lyrics should be “C’mon, Get Healthy!” The American Public
Health Association (www.apha.org)
reports, “Americans are not as healthy as they should be.” NPHW, April 6
– 12, 2009, focuses on opportunities for individuals, families,
communities and public health organizations. Learn the facts, share
your story, and get involved in community events. Learn more at www.nphw.org/nphw09.
Fertility – the debate, the trends, the aspirations – The ‘fertility crisis’ has been the subject of active debate in the past year, and includes issues related to work and family, women’s
participation in the paid workforce, the ageing of the population, paid maternity leave, child care, the structure of family payments, the environment and the future of immigration. Read more on Family matters.
How obesity is effecting male fertility and causing sexual dysfunction and how certain male enhancement products like Extenze and Priligy(Dapoxetine) can help. Access all our products reviews on Male enhancement and Sexual health supplements.
Family matters, economy, culture and biology: The roles
Erectile Dysfunction and Your Age: Is It Inevitable and can penis pumps like Bathmate help with this issue? Why penis pumps need to be subsidized by government?
Here are some more reviews on the popular penis pump Bathmate. (Bathmate review.)
Can CBD help with Better SEX : CBD oil, supplements and cbd topical products may help reduce the pain and inflammation women have during intercourse. (According to a woman “My husband noticed that I don’t complain as much about pain, and it’s been beneficial for both of us”). CBD and sex explained on MindBodyGreen.
Mental Health Disorders Stigma & treating ADHD with natural nootropics: Having a family member that is suffering a mental health disorder can be taxing at times. Depending on the severity of the disorder, many families have been broken up because of this. Some of them can be blamed on the lack of love or patience a family member can bestow. Some just cannot handle the pressure and others just cannot take the shame and may resort to substance use or risky stimulants, especially during the pandemic.
Mental health & pregnancy: If you are preparing for pregnancy you should know that there are a lot of things you need to prepare for, not only physically, but also mentally and emotionally as well. This article will provide you with information about keeping a stable emotional mindset during covid-19, when you think of conceiving the baby to the day of delivery. Read more on pregnancy , mental health & weight-loss using healthy diet & nootropic (after pregnancy-weight loss using healthy weight loss tips).
Memory supplements: Reviews of bacopa monnieri & lions mane as ingredients in nootropic products for memory. While some of the natural ingredients in these memory boosters are beneficial, like Bacopa monnieri and Lion’s mane etc. (on which majority of clinical studies have been done), results may still vary from individual to individual.