Teen pregnancy and teen childbearing affect several critical social issues, including poverty and income disparity, overall child well-being, child welfare, out-of-wedlock births, healthy relationships and marriage, responsible fatherhood, health issues, education, substance use and other risky behaviors, and violence.
The Alabama Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy recognizes the complexities of these social and economic issues and believes teen pregnancy prevention requires the thoughtful attention and deliberate action of parents, youth, community leaders, faith leaders, educators, policy-makers, health professionals, and others who have a desire to ensure Alabama’s youth live healthy, fulfilling lives.
Getting To Outcomes
For the last several years the Alabama Campaign has worked with a process called Getting to Outcomes (GTO). GTO is specifically designed to help youth-serving professionals choose an evidence-based sexual health education program that is best suited...Read More...
May 4 is the National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, and throughout the month, teens are invited to visit stayteen.org to learn about health relationships, sex, STIs, contraception, and more. If you are planning an event for the youth in your area, t...Read More...
The Alabama Alliance for Healthy Youth is seeking youth ages 15-24 who are passionate about sexual health for their 2016-2017 Youth Leadership Council. The application deadline has been extended to May 6, so hurry and apply today!...Read More...
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has reviewed evidence for teen pregnancy prevention programs since 2009. As of February 2015 there were 37 programs on the HHS list that were considered evidence-based. These programs show at lea...Read More...
Youve come to expect our annual conference every spring, but in order to reach more people and organizations, we are excited to introduce a regional workshop model in place of a conference this year! These workshops will provide about 6 hours of cont...Read More...View All News