Healthy Teens Better Mississippi » Goals


  • Engage local communities.
  • Provide culturally competent education.
  • Propose legislation when necessary.
  • Ensure access to teen-friendly healthcare services.
  • Increase job opportunities for teens.
  • Engage teen parents in making healthy choices for themselves and their children.
  • Educate and promote social wellness.
  • Assist organizations seeking funding for teen pregnancy prevention programs.
  • Conduct focus groups to determine what interventions would be useful in preventing teen pregnancies.