Be prepared to talk about PrEP

30 Jun, 2022

If you are involved in the classroom, you may have received questions about it. And as a parent, you might have heard this 4-letter acronym pronounced out loud by your teenager(s). Do you feel like your students know more about PrEP than you do? We want to equip you with the necessary information to discuss […]

2021-2022 School Year Wrap-Up

07 Jun, 2022

Dear Pure Freedom partners, This 2021-2022 school year has been marked by new and exciting milestones, expanded curriculums, as well as insightful interactions with students in the classroom. First, let’s talk about the milestones. Remember when last year, we said that Pure Freedom had set new records? This year, the program has surpassed all our […]

Meet Margo Johannesson

16 May, 2022

The Teenage Brain and Sleep

09 Mar, 2022

The Teenage Brain and Sleep

As part of National Sleep Awareness month, we are taking a deep dive into the topic of teenagers and sleep. Why do teenagers act the way they do? How much sleep do they really need? And what are the consequences of not getting enough of it? As you may suspect, good sleep is linked to […]

What you should know about chlamydia and gonorrhea

20 Jan, 2022

What you should know about chlamydia and gonorrhea

In the STD family, chlamydia and gonorrhea are the two most reported ones in the United States. For context, STD stands for “Sexually Transmitted Diseases”. You will most likely also come across its synonymous term “STI”, for “Sexually Transmitted Infections”. These infections or diseases are caused by bacteria, and they can have long-term negative health […]

How to Address Sexual Health With Your Students

16 Nov, 2021

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There’s hardly any parent in this world who doesn’t dread having “the talk” with their son or daughter. The same can be said about teachers who are sometimes tasked with tackling sexual health in class. So the question often follows: “how do I talk about sexual health with my students”? Before we get to that […]

9 Myths About Teen Sexual Health

19 Oct, 2021


As parents, teachers, or school administrators, we have a deep-seated desire to see our students succeed in life, be happy, and healthy. Sexual health is a term you’ve probably come across many times recently, as we celebrated Sexual Health Awareness month. When it comes to teen sexual health, a lot of misconceptions exist. At Pure […]

Bullying in Schools: Stopping the Cycle

09 Sep, 2021

Bullying is a serious topic that can have devastating consequences on a child’s life. Therefore, it is not to be underestimated. However, discussing it may sound scary. Our goal here at Pure Freedom is not to instill fear. Instead, we seek to provide valuable information and resources to both parents and school professionals, empowering them […]

Meet Micaela

22 Jun, 2021

Micaela Lanman Pure Freedom Educator She is coming! Get excited to meet her in person very soon, but in the meantime, here is a sneak peek of our brand new Pure Freedom educator, the young and hard-working Micaela Lanman. Micaela was born and raised in Alexandria, Minnesota, as was her husband Cody. As a student, […]

2020-2021 School Year Wrap-Up!

26 May, 2021

2020-2021 School Year Wrap-Up

The beginning of this school year was filled with uncertainty. Would 2020-2021 be interrupted just like the previous one? Would COVID-19 prevent us from continuing to reach more students with the powerful message of healthy relationships and sexual risk avoidance? Despite a few challenges, the program actually set a new record for how many schools […]