An Abstinence Approach to Prevention of STDs, HIV and Teen Pregnancy

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  • This 8-module curriculum provides young adolescents with the knowledge, confidence and skills necessary to reduce their risk of sexually transmitted diseases, HIV and pregnancy by abstaining from sex.
  • Emphasizes that young adolescents should postpone sexual activity and that practicing abstinence is the only way to eliminate the risk for pregnancy and STDs, including HIV.
  • Meets the Office of Adolescent Health's effectiveness criteria for impacting rates of teen pregnancy, STDs or sexual risk behaviors
  • Also available in a 13-module School Edition, with shorter sessions to accommodate school scheduling.