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Healthy Futures

Program Overview


Rhea Gordon, Healthy Futures; Paulea Mooney-McCoy, Healthy Futures


Program Summary

Healthy Futures is a three-year program that uses a multi-level approach that aims to empower sixth to eighth grade adolescents to avoid the health, social, and psychological consequences of risky decisions. The program seeks to meet this goal by increasing the knowledge, skills, and self-efficacy necessary to delay sexual activity and reduce the risk of teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, as well as increase parent-child communication. 

Healthy Futures incorporates classroom-based education, peer education through after-school and summer programs, parent education workshops, school and community connections, and web-based resources to meet these aims.


Target Population

The curriculum is designed for and was evaluated with youth in grades 6 to 8.


Program Setting

The program was designed to be implemented and evaluated in a school-based classroom setting. It was also designed to include optional interacting components that occur after-school and online.


Contact and Availability Information

For curriculum, materials, and pricing information, please contact:

Rhea Gordon
Executive Director, Healthy Futures
Phone: 978-458-6064

For training and support, please contact:

Same as above.

Sample of curriculum available for review prior to purchase: Yes

Adaptation guidelines or kit available: Yes

Languages available: English