Risky sexual behavior aren't only a young persons' problem — it affects all South Carolinians. We’re exploring new ways to reduce premature parenthood and prevent exposure to HIV/AIDS and STIs. The vision for our state is a healthy, educated young adult population.

Choose Well

Choose Well

This multi-year initiative is focused on reducing the rate of unintended pregnancy in South Carolina by ensuring that South Carolinians have the power to make educated and intentional decisions about if, when and how they choose to start a family.

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Model

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Model

Six South Carolina high schools have implemented a research-based pregnancy intervention model. Ongoing, independent research confirms the model is effective in reducing student births and increasing contraceptive use.