Teen Pregnancy Prevention – For Parents


Phone: (410)219-7489 Chavonda Carr or [email protected]

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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Prevention & Health Communications (PHC)

The mission of the Office of Prevention and Health Communications is to give individuals the knowledge and skills needed to make informed choices regarding their health and safety through: education, training, health assessments and outreach. Our health education specialists, trainers, and instructors are available to facilitate outreach programs, deliver educational presentations, and provide health resources for…

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Teen Pregnancy Prevention

Available Programs The Teen Pregnancy Prevention and Adolescent Health Program provides 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 funded by the Sexual Risk Avoidance…

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