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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. The SRAE Program serves disproportionately impacted youth between ages 10 and 19, including: youth living in under resourced regions, areas with high rates of teen births, and STIs, culturally underrepresented youth populations, youth in adjudication systems, in or again out of foster care, victims of trafficking, and runaway and youth experiencing homelessness.
Statewide Partners and General Contact Information
- Carson City Health and Human Services
- Family Resource Center of Northern Nevada
- NyE Communities Coalition
- Safe Embrace