Over the past 25 years, New Beginnings, in partnership with the Maine Department of Education, has trained teachers, counselors, youth workers, and peer leaders from more than 300 schools and agencies across Maine on how to help teens prevent HIV, other sexually transmitted infections, and unintended pregnancy.
“The people we train truly make a difference in the lives of thousands of young people,” says New Beginnings Prevention Educator Jody Pierce Glover, “I’ve heard from many teens that these trained educators are often the only source of accurate, life-saving health information in the youth’s lives. They say ‘You’re teaching us the things that we really need to know’.”
For more information about the program, please contact New Beginnings Prevention Educator Jody Pierce Glover at 207-795-6048 or Community Services Director Mary Ruchinskas at 207-795-4077.
To be added to the prevention training mailing list for 2014-15, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 207-795-4077.
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