Missouri State University

Abstinence-based Education Program

FYI for Teens and Parents is an abstinence-based program/study designed to reduce unplanned first-time teen pregnancy as well as repeat teen pregnancy in Southwest Missouri. The program is designed to provide curriculum and training to schools and community instructors to teach teens and parents/guardians about the benefits of choosing abstinence, decision making and how to better communicate within their families and with peers.


The MSU FYI for Teens and Parents, Abstinence-based Education Program (AEP) is funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families through the abstinence education contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.


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