Teen Pregnancy Prevention

Are you concerned about teen pregnancy in your community? Want to take action? Learn more about the issue, contributing factors, and how to take action with the resources. Visit the Teen Pregnancy Prevention page from the Public Health and Safety Division of MT DPHHS. The site includes Montana teen pregnancy statistics, tips for families, resources for educators, guidance for healthcare providers, and simple strategies for action.  Teen Pregnancy Prevention (DPHHS)

Montana Resources

Montana Office of Public Instruction

Planned Parenthood of Montana

Visit your local county health department for more local resources and assistance.

National Resources

Advocates for Youth-Established in 1980, Advocates for Youth (AFY) champions efforts to help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health.

Healthy Teen Network- Healthy Teen Network (HTN) is a national organization focused on adolescent health and well-being with an emphasis on teen pregnancy prevention, teen pregnancy, and teen parenting.

Montana Adolescent Reproductive Health Facts- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Pregnant and Parenting Students, The Role of the School Nurse - National Association of School Nurses (NASN)

Reproductive Health: Teen Pregnancy Prevention- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

State School Health Policy Database (HIV, STD, and Pregnancy Prevention Education)- National Association of State Boards of Education

The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy- The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy (National Campaign) seeks to improve the lives and future prospects of children and families and, in particular, to help ensure that children are born into stable, two-parent families who are committed to and ready for the demanding task of raising the next generation.