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Welcome to the Parents Matter! Web site!

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The Parents Matter! Program Web site is designed for health professionals and community-based organizations that work with and serve parents and their children.

Here you will find practical, research-based information, resources, and tools for including parents in sexual risk prevention efforts targeting teens.

Find out more Information about the Parents Matter! Program

The purpose of this Web site

  • Raise awareness about the sexual risks many teens face today
  • Highlight the important role and benefits of involving parents in sexual risk prevention efforts
  • Describe existing research about parental influences on teen sexual risk behaviors
  • Provide an overview of the new Parents Matter! Program
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