Teen Pregnancy Prevention

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6 Subjects to Prepare Youth for Adulthood and Help Prevent Teen Pregnancy
Grantees of the Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) help teens prevent pregnancy by focusing on subject areas that prepare them for adulthood.

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How Does Talking to Extended Family Influence Teens' Decisions About Sex?
A recent study finds that sexually active teens are more likely to have discussed sex and relationships with their extended family than with their parents.

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Apps Help Prevent Teen Pregnancy and Promote Youth Sexual Health
Young people can use these innovative programs on their phones and tablets to avoid pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections.

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In Matters of Birth Control, a Youth-Friendly Website Helps Teens “Know What U Want”
The Baltimore City Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative created the site to give youth access to medically based, teen-friendly information.

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Providing Extra Services to Pregnant Teens in Foster Care Improves Outcomes for Young Families
Learn about the kinds of services that help pregnant youth in foster care thrive.

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#NCFYtalk: Teen Pregnancy Prevention Strategies for Runaway, Homeless, and Foster Care Youth
Join us May 17 for an hour long Twitter chat to discuss the problem and promising interventions.

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Communicating with Native American Youth about STI Prevention
Researchers connect with young people to understand their information-seeking habits and preferences.

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Strategies for Discussing Social Determinants of Health in Teen Pregnancy Prevention
A free publication offers tips for starting and shaping community conversations.

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Q&A: Building the Evidence Base for Preventing Pregnancy Among High-Risk Youth
Three FYSB grantees are partnering with Mathematica to measure the results of their programs.

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Top NCFY Content of 2015
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