While there has been great progress in reducing teen pregnancy, the teen birth rate of The OPA TPP Program reaches adolescents ages , with a focus on populations with the greatest need in order to reduce disparities in teen pregnancy and birth rates. Established in with a Congressional mandate to fund medically accurate and age-appropriate programs, the OPA TPP Program currently funds 91 grants to communities. Each of the 91 grants fall into one of the following categories:. Currently, the TPP Program serves nearly , young people per year. This program has trained more than 11, professionals and established partnerships with more than 3, community-based organizations across the United States each year.
In , a total of , babies were born to women aged 15—19 years, for a birth rate of This is another record low for U. Although reasons for the declines are not totally clear, evidence suggests these declines are due to more teens abstaining from sexual activity, and more teens who are sexually active using birth control than in previous years. Still, the U. Teen birth rates declined from to for most racial groups and for Hispanics. In , the birth rates of Hispanic teens
This PREP topical training will provide knowledge, skills and strategies on how to respond to sex trafficking to prevent adolescent pregnancy and promote healthy relationships among youth in APP programs. Do you want to build the capacity of your program to enhance its effectiveness? This resource guide provides grantees with information and guidance to develop protocols and procedures to effectively manage federal funding. This infographic helps to educate youth on transmission, prevellance, and treatment of STDs. Encourage youth to stay informed and get tested!
We help youth-serving professionals and parents better communicate with adolescents about love, sex, and healthy relationships. We provide grants to South Carolina organizations, who are in the best position to understand the pregnancy and STI prevention needs in their community. We conduct original research about teen pregnancy, STIs, and HPV vaccination to foster fact-based conversations that promote reproductive health.