Teen Pregnancy Prevention – For Teens


Phone:(410) 219-7489 

or [email protected]

Fax: (410) 548-5184

Looking for "Real" Answers to your Real Questions?

Sex Ed, Honestly...

It takes two people to cause a pregnancy...but it only takes one to prevent it.What can you do to prevent pregnancy?

  • Practice ABSTINENCE.  Abstinence is the only pregnancy prevention method that is 100% effective 100% of the time!
  • Just say NO to sex.
  • If you are sexually active or thinking about having sex, talk to your parent or guardian about getting on a method of birth control that will work for you!
  • Talk to someone you trust about sex and its consequences; GET EDUCATED!
  • Think about your goals and dreams, and focus on consistently working towards them!

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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