Healthy Teens for a Better Mississippi: A Plan for Teen Pregnancy Prevention
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The Mississippi State Department of Health is a partner in the Healthy Teens for a Better Mississippi initiative to reduce and prevent births to teen mothers.
Healthy Teens for a Better Mississippi promotes the use of abstinence-only and abstinence-plus sex education, youth development programs, coalition building and media outreach to help Mississippi meet its goal of lower teen birth rates and healthier newborns.
Healthy Teens for a Better Mississippi Mississippi's broad-based initiative to lower teen birth rates and improve teen and newborn health. Includes the state Plan to Prevent and Reduce Teen Pregnancy.
PREP and Abstinence-Plus Sex Education Includes statistics on the incidence and cost of teen births in Mississippi and information on what schools and communities can do to adopt an Abstinence-Plus sex education policy