Though South Carolina’s teen birth rate has decreased by 70% since peaking in 1991, a slight 1% increase from 2017 to 2018 reflects the need to be proactive about reaching adolescents consistently...
Patterns of Family Planning Services, Contraceptive Use, and Pregnancy Among 15-19 Year Olds Enrolled in SC Medicaid
In the population as a whole, teen pregnancy rates are much higher for Black teens.
August 4th - 10th marks National Health Center Week 2019. This national campaign aims to increase awareness of the ways health centers provide affordable health care in communities. Health centers...
It’s easy to think that teen pregnancy doesn’t affect you—especially if you don’t have children—but consider the hidden expenses of South Carolina’s high teen pregnancy rate.
Our new name better reflects everything we do: more than just preventing teen pregnancy, we empower adolescents with evidence-based strategies for healthy reproductive choices.
And we can't do it without you.
A recap of our 20th annual Summer Institute.
Each May, Fact Forward calls special attention to the issue of teen pregnancy in South Carolina by sponsoring awareness activities, including community lunch and learns, volunteer opportunities, and fundraising events.
No teen is the same. Despite the countless difference, one thing remains true for all: teens want to be heard by someone they trust.
Meet Family Outreach of Horry County -- a nonprofit dedicated to serving young parents in one of the most unique communities in South Carolina.