Teen Pregnancy Prevention- Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Program (SRAE)
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The Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH) is responsible for the administering the Nevada Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Program (SRAE). The program is funded through Title V State Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Grant Program, of the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) of the Administration on Children, Youth and Families.
The Title V State Sexual Risk Avoidance Education (SRAE) Grant Program supports funding to states and territories for to provide education to youth that normalizes the optimal health behavior of avoiding non-marital sexual activity. Title V State SRAE Programs are designed to teach youth benefits associated with:
- personal responsibility
- goal setting
- healthy decision-making
- focus on the future
- preventing youth risk behaviors such as:
- underage drinking
- illicit drug use
SRAE works with community partners to educate youth on the optimal health behavior of avoiding non-marital sexual activity and other risky behaviors. SRAE programs may target services to vulnerable youth population to include, but are not limited tom youth living in under resourced regions, areas with high rates of teen births, and STI's, culturally underrepresented youth populations, youth in adjudication systems, in or again out of foster care, victims of trafficking, and runaway and homeless youth. Target SRAE services to youth populations between the ages of 10 and 19.
Statewide Partners and General Contact Information
- Carson City Health and Human Services
- Family Resource Center of Northern Nevada
- Quest Counseling and Consulting, Inc.
- NyE Communities Coalition