ABOUT CURVE THE URGE

  • CURVE THE URGE is an educational prevention
    program for minority youth. This sexual risk avoidance
    initiative is designed to teach youth strategies to help
    them voluntarily refrain from having sex and strengthen
    their focus on educational and developmental goals,
    hopes and dreams.

PROGRAM FEATURES

  • Open to preteens and teens grades 6 -12.

  • Teaches youth the benefits of refraining from sexual activity which is the only sure way of preventing teenage pregnancy and contracting HIV and STDs.

  • Teaches teens how to reduce the pressure they may experience from peers in regards to sexual activity.

  • Free on- and off-site counseling.

  • Provides free HIV, STD and Social Service referrals.

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ABOUT CURVE THE URGE II

  • CURVE THE URGE II is an educational prevention
    program for minority youth. This sexual risk avoidance
    education initiative is designed to teach youth strategies
    to help them voluntarily refrain from having sex and
    strengthen their focus on educational and developmental
    goals, hopes and dreams.

PROGRAM FEATURES

  • Open between the ages of 15 and 19.

  • Provides youth the necessary tools and resources to
    prevent pregnancy, HIV and sexually transmitted
    diseases.

  • Emphasizes refraining from sex until marriage and
    abstinence as the surest way of preventing teenage
    pregnancy and contracting HIV and STDs.

  • Teaches youth how to establish and maintain
    healthy relationships.

  • Teaches youth how to resist the pressure they may
    experience from peers in regards to sexual activity.

CURVE THE URGE RESULTS

" It taught me to not have sex while I'm a teen and still young so I can focus on me and what I have to do "
 

" I liked how we could ask something and state our own opinion then my facilitator and the others would help us understand "

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CONTACT

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UMSL | MIMH

8225 Florissant Rd

Suite 9
St. Louis, MO 63121

(314) 516-8487

(314) 516-8481

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