According to the Baltimore Sun, around 50% of sexually active young people will get an STD by the time they are 25, yet few seek testing or treatment.

Now, a new program from Johns Hopkins University uses the anonymity of the internet to encourage young people to get tested.

This program, called "I Want The Kit" (iwantthekit.org) "supplies free in-home testing kits for 3 of the most commonly reported STDS" - gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis. It also utilizes social media to increase awareness about testing to youth in Maryland, DC, West Virginia, Illinois, Denver, and Philadelphia (check them out on Facebook).

Very cool!

Check them out at http://www.iwantthekit.org/.

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