Advocating for teens by bringing people together to build a healthy community
Our 2016 Youth Services Providers Series will feature presentations on:
Lean On Me: Providers Sharing Program Strengths
Navigating the Juvenile Justice System
How Social Media is Affecting Youth
The Latest Drug Trends Among Teens
It is essential for families, youth, schools, faith communities, community organizations, and government agencies to collaborate to effectively address the issues of adolescent pregnancy prevention and health.
Youth should have access to all needed health services.
Adolescents need complete, medically accurate, culturally relevant,age, gender, and developmentally appropriate information to make responsible choices.
Parents should be supported in their role as the primarily sexuality educators of their children.
The entire community should be invested in helping youth reach their full potential.
Youth equipped with accurate information can serve as effective agents of community change.
Healthy communities are stronger and more economically viable.