• The Texas Department of State Health Services Abstinence-Centered Teen Pregnancy Prevention program would like to inform you about free resources that are available to you. 


    The purpose of the Abstinence-Centered Teen Pregnancy Prevention program is to provide abstinence education for youth grades 5th – 12th to delay initiation of sexual activity as part of a continuum of services to decrease the teen birth rate and rate of sexually transmitted infections in youth age 15-19. 


    Our program offers a variety of state-wide resources available at no charge.


    State-wide resources for parents and youth

    ·         Web-based resources for parents:  www.power2talk.org   and www.poderdehablar.org

    ·         Sex Can Wait, Talking Can’t booklet/DVD for parents in Spanish and English

    ·         Web-based resources for youth at www.power2wait.com

    ·         Pamphlets, brochures, and workbooks