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.
May is National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month!
If you follow us on Facebook or Twitter, you know that we have been talking a lot about National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, which happens every May. At the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, you can find many ways to eng...Read More...
A lot of you have asked about our annual conference, but this year we are coming to you with regional workshops! We are still working on the dates, but we are excited to announce that we have partners for regional workshops in Huntsville, University...Read More...
New research challenges four common assumptions we make about adolescents in romantic relationships. This new information will give you greater insight into how you can help adolescents navigate romantic relationships, and give you tools to foster he...Read More...
A new study by the Guttmacher Institute finds that fewer teens are receiving important information about how to prevent STIs and unplanned pregnancy than in the past. Researchers analyzed data on 15-19 year olds from 2006-2010 and 2011-2013, and foun...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