Healthy Teens Better Mississippi » Strategies


  • Assure consistencies among federal and state laws, policies and procedures related to teen pregnancy.
  • Identify existing state, local and private teen pregnancy initiatives, improve agency collaborations and implement new strategies to build capacity.
  • Mobilize Mississippians by educating youth, parents, youth leaders, legislators and the general public about importance of preventing and reducing teen pregnancy.
  • Promote positive youth development, youth leadership and access to career opportunities.
  • Monitor program activities and evaluate progress.