News

New Leadership for SC Campaign Board

June 29, 2012

Dr. Melisa Holmes to chair the Board of Directors while two news faces are added to the already impressive group.
Read More

Palmetto Health Director Receives Prestigious Award from SC Campaign

June 25, 2012

"Stacey McPhail, Director of Community Services at Palmetto Health, was honored as this year's Murray L. Vincent Outstanding Prevention Professional."
Read More

SC Campaign Interview with Midlands Biz

June 22, 2012

"CEO of the SC Campaign, Forrest Alton, interviews with Alan Cooper of Midlands Biz."
Read More

New Report Directly Links Teen Pregnancy and School Drop Out

June 12, 2012

A new report released by the National Campaign underscores the clear link between teen pregnancy and dropping out of high school and highlights what a number of communities across the United States are doing to directly confront these issues.
Read More

National YRBS Data for 2011 Released

June 8, 2012

"YRBS monitors six categories of priority health-risk behaviors among high school students—behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries and violence; tobacco use; alcohol and other drug use; sexual behaviors that contribute to unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV infection; unhealthy dietary behaviors; and physical inactivity—plus the prevalence of asthma and obesity."
Read More

A Portrait of Teen Fathers

June 6, 2012

"Although an important part of the teen pregnancy dynamic, relatively little is known about teen fathers. Child Trends' latest research brief, The Characteristics and Circumstances of Teen Fathers: At the Birth of Their First Child and Beyond, presents a statistical portrait of teen fathers' characteristics at the time that their first child was born; their relationship status at the birth of that child; their subsequent experience fathering a child, if any; and their residential status at birth"
Read More

Freeze Frame: A Snapshot of America's Teens

June 4, 2012

"This publication from the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy includes not only trends on key measures such as sexual activity, contraceptive use, and pregnancy, but also other indicators ranging from teens’ relationships with parents and peers,to community involvement, educational achievement and aspirations, and media consumption."
Read More