A National Strategy to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. Key Program Contacts and Resources

10/01/1996

HHS Programs

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Community Partnership Programs for the Prevention of Teen Pregnancy
For information call: 404-639-3286

Office of Population Affairs

Adolescent Family Life Program and the Title X Family Planning Program
For information call: 301-594-4000

Health Resources and Services Administration

Healthy Start; Community and Migrant Health Centers;
Healthy Schools, Healthy Communities; and
Maternal and Child Health Block Grant
For information call: 301-443-3376

Administration for Children and Families

Youth Programs (Runaway and Homeless Youth, Community Schools, etc.)
For information call: 202-401-9215

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Drug Treatment and Prevention Programs
For information call: 301-443-8956

Health Care Financing Administration

Medicaid Bureau
For information call: 410-786-3393
Enterprise Zones/Economic Communities

For information call: 202-401-3951

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Add HEALTH and the National Survey of Adolescent Males
For information call: 301-496-5133

National Center for Health Statistics

National Survey of Family Growth and Monthly/Semi-Annual Vital Statistics Reports
For information call: 301-436-7551

Hotlines and Referral Numbers

National AIDS Hotline (CDC)
1-800-342-AIDS (English)
1-800-344-SIDA (Spanish)
1-800-243-7889 (TDD)

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hotline (CDC)

1-800-227-8922

Office of Population Affairs Clearinghouse (OPA)

301-654-6190
301-215-7731 (to order by facsimile)

National Center On Child Abuse and Neglect (ACF)

703-385-7565 or 1-800-394-3366

National Clearinghouse on Families and Youth (ACF)

301-608-8098
301-608-8721 (to order by facsimile)

National Clearinghouse on Alcohol and Drug Information (SAMHSA)

1-800-729-6686 (English)
1-800-487-4889 (TDD)

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Research Reports

Beginning Too Soon: Adolescent Sexual Behavior, Pregnancy, and Parenthood. A 1995 two-volume report reviewing recent research and describing interventions and evaluations. Written by Kristin Moore, Brent Miller, Barbara Sugland, Donna Ruanne Morrison, Connie Blumenthal, Dana Glei, and Nancy Snyder of Child Trends, Inc. for the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Copies available from Child Trends at 202-362-5533. Also available at the Internet address http://aspe.hhs.gov/.

Trends in the Well-Being of America's Children and Youth. A 1996 report written by Child Trends, Inc. for the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Copies available by faxing requests to Child Trends at 202-362-5533 or ASPE at 202-690-5514.

Report to Congress on Out-of-Wedlock Childbearing. A 1995 report prepared by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and university researchers that provides a comprehensive overview of nonmarital childbearing among women of all ages. Copies available by faxing requests to ASPE at 202-690-5514 or to Stephanie Ventura, NCHS, at 301-436-7066 (DHHS Pub. No. (PHS) 95-1257). Also available at the Internet address

http://www.cdc.gov/nchswww/products/pubs/pubd/other/miscpub/miscpub.htm

The Best Intentions: Unintended Pregnancy and the Well-Being of Children and Families. A 1995 report by the Institute of Medicine. Copies available from the National Academy Press at 1-800-624-6242.

Great Transitions: Preparing Adolescents for a New Century. The 1995 concluding report of the Carnegie Council on Adolescent Development funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. Copies available from the Carnegie Council on Adolescent Development at 202-429-7979.

Sex and America's Teenagers. A 1994 report by the Alan Guttmacher Institute. Contact the Alan Guttmacher Institute at 202-296-4012.