The overall purpose of this project is to implement an intensive teen pregnancy and STD/HIV prevention program, in collaboration with community-based partners, to effectively reduce and delay the behaviors that put one at risk for teen pregnancy and STD/HIV. CHPIR is partnering with the Craven County Health Department (CCHD) in New Bern, NC. Our mission is to prevent teen pregnancy and STD/HIV transmission within the population of adolescents served, as well as to build essential life skills to reduce future risk behavior for these adolescents in Craven County, NC.
Principal Investigator: Kimberly Walker
CHPIR Staff: Genevieve Hunter, Carla Mena
Partners: Craven County Health Department, Craven County Schools, Craven County Department of Social Services, Preservation Management, Promise Place, Coastal Women's Shelter, Coastal Community Action, Craven County Community College, Craven County youth and parents