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Darlington County First Steps: #aHealthySC

Posted by Ryan Morgan on January 02, 2014 at 11:38 AM
FirstSteps Tell Them's January social media campaign asks organizations, programs, and businesses in South Carolina, “What are you doing in 2014 to encourage healthier youth in SC?” By: Darnell McPherson, Darlington County First Steps, Executive Director Darlington County First Steps and its community partners are implementing the evidence based teen pregnancy prevention curriculum, Making Proud Choices for 150 teens in the county!  First Steps is partnering with the Social Work Department of Coker College, the Hartsville Boys and Girls Club and the Child and Family Resource Center among others to ensure that youth can make informed decisions and have the skills necessary to navigate this issue. "Parents are excited about this opportunity and welcome this resource for their teens," according to one local school guidance counselor.  The S. C. Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy is reaching communities with high teen pregnancy rates and recently awarded the Making Proud Choices grant to Darlington County First Steps. Visit our website,, for more information on the work First Steps is doing in South Carolina!

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