Provide information about contraception and protection against sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in classroom or community settings
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Government ", "Scientifically Supported", and "Educators"
Encourage methods of soil cultivation that keep at least one-third of cultivated soil covered with the previous year’s crop residue (e.g., mulch till, ridge till, strip till, or no-till)
Increase health care providers’ skills and knowledge to understand and respond to cultural differences, value diversity, etc. via factual information, skills training, and other efforts
Provide teen mothers with services such as remedial education, vocational training, case management, health care, child care, and transportation assistance to support high school completion
Provide child care, parent education, physical health and mental health services, and other family supports to pregnant women and parents with low incomes and children aged 0 to 3
Support organized social, art, or physical activities for school-aged youth outside of the school day
Offer kindergarten programs for 4 to 6-year-old children, five days per week for at least five hours per day
Introduce a short-term family-based intervention therapy focused on strengths, protective factors and risk factors for youth with delinquency, violence, or substance abuse problems, and their families
Recruit and train minority students for careers in health fields via information about health careers, classes, practicum experiences, advising about college or medical school admissions, etc.
Support a four-tiered approach to outdoor pest control that minimizes potential hazards to people, property, and the environment