If a clinic says you need your parents’ permission to get any of these services, as described on this page:
You can get these services at any age without anyone’s permission:
If you are age 12 or older, you can also get these services without anyone’s permission:
Your doctor CANNOT tell your parents (or anyone who is not helping to give you health care) about your visit, unless YOU say so.
There are some exceptions to this rule. The doctor may need to tell someone to help keep you safe, if they think:
You have the right to:
Check out our flyers and these resource websites for information about your rights