Teen Pregnancy Prevention – For Parents

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Phone: (410) 334-3480

Fax: (410) 548-5184

Sex Ed, Honestly...


What can you do to help your teens?

  • Open the lines of communication.
  • Encourage your teens to WAIT to have sex!
  • Share stories from your personal experiences.
  • Encourage them to see a clinician to get on some sort of birth control.
  • Explain the unintended consequences of sex such as: pregnancy, STI’s, their chances of getting HPV which can lead to cervical cancer, and their increased chance of being a single parent.
  • Talk about their future plans! 



Opioid Misuse Prevention Program (OMPP)

A Program of Planning and Population Health The Opioid Misuse Prevention Program (OMPP) is part of the Governor’s comprehensive statewide strategy for reducing overdose deaths related to pharmaceutical opioids and heroin. Through the OMPP grant, Health Department staff work closely with stakeholders across the region to reduce unintentional overdoses involving opioids such as prescription painkillers and…

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Teen Pregnancy Prevention

A Program of the Prevention & Health Communications Department The Teen Pregnancy Prevention and Adolescent Health Programprovides technical assistance, health education, and promotional efforts to reduce teen pregnancy in Wicomico County. Several community based initiatives are designed to affect teen pregnancy using Abstinence and Comprehensive Sexuality Education. Services and education are provided to pre-adolescents, adolescents, parents and community groups which are…

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