We envision a healthier Mississippi where teens have access to essential knowledge, skills, resources, and support so they may grow into healthy adults and move Mississippi Forward.

There is overwhelming evidence that young people in Mississippi lack the information and access to health services they need to make healthy decisions about their sexual health.

Mississippi currently has the
2nd highest
teen pregnancy rate and chlamydia and gonorrhea infection rate in the US

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MSF Announces Focus4Teens Counties

Mississippi First recently received a $3,072,999.75 5-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Division of Reproductive Health for the Focused Pregnancy Prevention for Mississippi Teens (Focus4Teens) project. Focus4Teens will develop the capacity of health center partners through a comprehensive training and technical assistance program to provide youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health services…

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MSF Receives $3M Grant for Focus4Teens

  Mississippi First Receives $3M Grant for Focused Pregnancy Prevention for Mississippi Teens Program Jackson, MS—Mississippi First received a $3,072,999.75 5-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Division of Reproductive Health for the Focused Pregnancy Prevention for Mississippi Teens (Focus4Teens) project. Mississippi First is one of three organizations nationally that was…

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