Use individual, group, and community-level interventions to provide education, support, and training that can affect social norms about HIV and other STIs
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Sexual Activity", "Public Health", and "Nonprofits"
Provide tailored health information and computer-mediated decision making, behavior change, and emotional support via interactive programs
Provide condoms free of charge or at a reduced cost in community and school-based settings
Elicit information about sex or needle-sharing partners from STI-positive patients, then notify partners of risk, testing, and services; also called contact tracing, or partner counseling and referral services
Provide pregnant or parenting teens with services based upon their needs (e.g., counseling, connections to health care or social services, academic support, etc.) in school or community settings
Increase access to LARCs through cost reduction, comprehensive birth control counseling, provider training, efforts to ensure availability at local clinics, etc.
Use TV, radio, internet, and print media to disseminate information about safe sex behaviors
Support initiatives that combine classroom instruction, individual counseling, and broad community efforts to reduce pregnancy and STIs among youth
Use social networks such as Facebook and MySpace to deliver health education, often as part of a broader online campaign of websites and social networks
Support school-, community-, and clinic-based teen pregnancy prevention programs such as comprehensive sex education, HIV/STI prevention and youth development efforts, service learning, etc.