Helping Students Prevent Unplanned Pregnancy At Mississippi Colleges

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Helping Students Prevent Unplanned Pregnancy At Mississippi Colleges

Helping Students Prevent Unplanned Pregnancy At Mississippi College

As colleges strive to improve student success and completion, helping students align their behavior and intentions related to pregnancy planning can empower them to reach their educational goals. More specifically, providing information about topics related to pregnancy planning as well as support and connection to health services are important for helping students align their pregnancy planning behavior and intentions. However, pregnancy planning and prevention is not something most colleges—especially community colleges—address. Mississippi has been a leader in changing this. 

Suggested Citation(s)

Connolly, C. (2018). Helping Students Prevent Unplanned Pregnancy At Mississippi Colleges. Washington, DC: Power to Decide, the campaign to prevent unplanned pregnancy. 

February 2018

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