Project

Curve The Urge

Curve The Urge

Website: http://www.curvetheurge.org
Principal Investigator: Bailey-Burch, Brendolyn
September 30, 2016 - September 29, 2019
Funder: ACYF - Family and Youth Service Bureau
Official Title: Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Program
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Curve The Urge is an abstinence-only prevention program for African American youth. This sexual risk avoidance education initiative is designed to teach youth strategies to help them voluntarily refrain from having sex and strengthen their focus on educational and developmental goals, hopes and dreams.

Program Features:
• Open to preteens and teens between the ages of 12 and 17, including parent participation workshops.
• Teaches youth the benefits of abstinence, and how abstinence is the only sure way of preventing teenage pregnancy and contracting HIV and STDs.
• Teaches youth how to resist the pressure they may experience from peers in regards to sexual activity.
• Free on- and off-site counseling services.
• Free HIV and STD testing.

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