Posted on October 1, 2002
Funding for Children & Youth: Teen Pregnancy Resources
PND Special Issue: Children & Youth, Teen Pregnancy Resources
Alan Guttmacher Institute
One of the leading research institutions in the nation, the Alan Guttmacher Institute provides comprehensive information on sexual behavior, pregnancy and birth, pregnancy prevention, contraception, and sexually transmitted diseases. A special section is dedicated exclusively to serving youth.
Association for Reproductive Health Professionals
The Association for Reproductive Health Professionals is composed of medical professionals from a wide variety of disciplines stemming from reproductive health. In addition to headline news and health articles, the Web site provides information on family planning, contraception, and other reproductive health issues.
Campaign for Our Children
The mission of Campaign for Our Children is to develop research-based prevention messages and educational media campaigns which encourage healthy, responsible sexual decisions among early-adolescent youth, promote a more informed support system for youth, and raise public awareness about adolescent preventive health issues.
Coalition for Positive Sexuality
The Coalition for Positive Sexuality provides straightforward information to facilitate discussions surrounding safe sex, birth control, pregnancy, and sexually transmitted diseases.
Get Real About Teen Pregnancy
The Get Real About Teen Pregnancy campaign is committed to involving adults, the media, policymakers, community activists, and the healthcare community in addressing teen pregnancy in a realistic, thoughtful manner.
National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, founded in February 1996, is a nonprofit, nonpartisan initiative supported almost entirely by private donations. Its mission is to improve the well-being of children, youth, and families by reducing teen pregnancy. The Campaign's goal is to reduce the teen pregnancy rate by one-third between 1996 and 2005.
National Organization on Adolescent Pregnancy, Parenting, and Prevention (NOAPPP)
Focused exclusively on adolescent pregnancy, parenting, and prevention, NOAPPP provides a forum for differing viewpoints to be expressed and appreciated. NOAPPP provides information on "hot topics," links to state coalitions and access to related resources.
Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA)
Planned Parenthood Federation of America provides comprehensive access to sexual health information, fact sheets, reproductive health news, and local Planned Parenthood clinics.
Resource Center for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention
The Resource Center for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention provides practical tools and information to effectively reduce sexual risk-taking behaviors. Teachers and health educators will find up-to-date, evaluated programming materials to help with their work with teens.