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UPDATED ADVISORY CONCERNING ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES, THE PRACTICE OF “VAPING,” “JUULING” AND USE OF OTHER ELECTRONIC NICOTINE DELIVERY SYSTEMS OR ENDS
Tennessee WIC Operations in the Event of a Federal Government Shutdown

Tennessee Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program

The Abstinence Education Program is a federally funded program that focuses on abstinence education by providing comprehensive, evidence-based, and medically accurate programs to middle school children, 10-14 year olds and expanding up to age 17. The projects target high risk youth from community-based organizations, faith-based institutions, rural and geographically underserved areas, and disadvantaged ethnic and minority populations.

The Tennessee Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program is a state funded program that incorporates community-based awareness and abstinence education through community services, education, collaborations and partnerships. Tennessee Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program focuses on three primary goals:

  • Promote Total Community Involvement –
    • Raise awareness of the issues dealing with teen sexuality thru partnerships and coalitions
  • Reduce the Incidence of Teen Pregnancy in TN –
    • Provide information and activities for parents, teens and educators in the community
  • Improve and Coordinate Services Available for Pregnant Teenagers and for Teenage Parents –
    • Provide information and activities for pregnant and parenting teens in the community

For More Information

  615-741-7353
  Mch.health@tn.gov