Teen Pregnancy Prevention

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    Taxonomy Code: LJ-8000.8500

    Programs that provide a variety of informational and supportive services which promote healthy teen attitudes and behaviors regarding sexuality with the objective of heightening their awareness of the consequences of sexual activity and helping teens to avoid an unwanted pregnancy. Topics may include peer pressure, parent/teen communications, male/female relationships, values clarification, self-esteem, human reproduction, birth control and sexually transmitted diseases including AIDS. The goal of many of these programs is to help young people develop the knowledge, autonomy and skills they will need to make the transition to adulthood in good sexual health.

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    COMPREHENSIVE ADOLESCENT PREGNANCY PREVENTION PROGRAM (CAPP)CAPP is a free and confidential program that offers a range of services to address the issues surrounding the reproductive and sexual health of young teens and young adults up to age 21 (including those with developmental disabilities).SuffolkSTONY BROOK CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, DIVISION OF ADOLESCENT MEDICINESTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
    PARENT AND CHILDREN TOGETHER (PACT)Provides services to Nassau County youth (ages 10-21) who are at risk for unprotected sexual activity, early pregnancy as well as pregnant and parenting teens. Offers assessments, individual short-term counseling, referral to other service, advocacy and prevention workshops. Offers teens cultural an educational enrichment activities to support the development of personal goals.NassauPARENT AND CHILDREN TOGETHER (PACT)FAMILY AND CHILDREN'S ASSOCIATION
    REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH-SPEAKERS BUREAUProvides programs on reproductive health issues and related topics. Promotion of health and prevention of teenage pregnancy are its goal. Programs are prepared by health professionals. Topics include anatomy and physiology of the reproductive health system, dating relationships, decision making, female and male reproductive health, fetal alcohol syndrome, HIV/AIDS education, human growth and development, parent child communication, parenting myths and realities, parenting skills for parents and grandparents, pre-conception education, puberty education, reproductive health choices, self esteem, sexually transmitted diseases, substance abuse in pregnancy, teenage pregnancy-myths and realities, and women's health issues. Program available to community groups, schools, and health centers.SuffolkREPRODUCTIVE HEALTH-SPEAKERS BUREAUSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINE-HEALTH EDUCATION
    YMCA FAMILY SERVICE BRANCH-HOLTSVILLEOffers Suffolk County residents and their families, ages 6-99, a variety of services which include: individual, family and group counseling for substance abuse treatment, These services are offered in Spanish as well. Also offer youth counseling, ages 6-21, to help strengthen the family in life situations through counseling, which include: help with the transition of divorce, anxiety and stress, foster care adjustment and many other types of life areas. Also offer prevention services to strengthen and build the community. These services are mainly offered in the schools through evidence based program to prevent violence, alcohol and drug use, teen pregnancy and promote overall healthy living. We provide workshops in the community that give resources and information that the community has identified as a need, such as gambling, heroin use, how to talk with your kids, and healthy ways to cope with stress. Also provide bully free training and services to camps across all ages. Also tailor trainings and workshops to meet needs that organizations feel could benefit the community at large.SuffolkYMCA FAMILY SERVICE BRANCH-HOLTSVILLEYMCA OF LONG ISLAND, INC.

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