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Montana Department of Public Health Services

Helena, Montana

Grantee Details

Program type: 
Phase 1 New and Innovative Strategies (Tier 2)
Annual funding: 

Program Summary

Project Overview: The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services will implement the Montana Adolescent Health Program (MAHP) with rural and American Indian middle school students in eight counties in Montana. MAHP will develop and evaluate emerging and promising strategies to prevent teen pregnancy, promote adolescent health, and encourage healthy decision-making by holistically addressing youth sexual risk and increasing protective factors among youth. MAHP is undergoing an evaluation to determine its effectiveness and contribute knowledge to the teen pregnancy prevention evidence base, which currently includes few programs that target youth in rural counties and American Indian youth.

Target Population: 6-8th grade Native American, frontier/rural youth

Geographic Area Served (Urbanicity of Community): Blaine, Dawson, Pondera, Big Horn, Hill, Roosevelt Powell, and Rosebud (Rural)

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Office of Adolescent Health
Content last reviewed on
September 19, 2018