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What is PREP Manchester?
PREP Manchester is Amoskeag Health’s Personal Responsibility Education Program; a comprehensive sexual and reproductive health course specifically catered to teens and young adults.
PREP is a free discussion-based course open to teens ages 14-19 as well as young parenting adults up to 21.
Why do we do what we do?
You deserve access to reliable and informative sexual education. PREP classes are a judgement-free zone. No question will go unanswered and no question is “stupid.” We are here for you!
We value, support, and respect your rights and abilities to make informed choices about your health and safety. PREP provides an inclusive, learner-focused environment for all students.
What is Comprehensive Sex Education?
Comprehensive Sex Education teaches about abstinence as the best method for avoiding STDs and unintended pregnancy, but also teaches about condoms and contraception to reduce the risk of unintended pregnancy and of infection with STDs, including HIV. It also teaches interpersonal and communication skills and helps young people explore their own values, goals, and options.
Our evidence-informed curriculum is called Get RealTM. Get Real provides medically accurate, age-appropriate information designed for teenagers ages 14 to 19 years old. Get Real emphasizes social and emotional skills as key components of healthy relationships and responsible decision making.
Due to the pandemic, we are offering PREP Manchester courses exclusively online in English and Spanish. In order to participate in the online course, you will need:
- internet access
- laptop, computer, tablet, or cell phone
- an active email address
- a private place to learn
- video/audio enabled device
- headphones – we can provide this for you if needed
The next upcoming courses are listed here:
Meet the PREP Manchester Facilitators
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
What is Sexual Health?
Finding an Adult You Can Trust
8 Habits of Healthy Relationships
Planned Parenthood – www.PlannedParenthood.org Planned Parenthood is one of the nation’s leading providers of high-quality, affordable health care, and the nation’s largest provider of sex education. With or without insurance, you can always come to us for your health care.
YWCA NH – www.YWCANH.org YWCA NH is a local agency in Manchester eliminating racism and empowering women.
Trevor Space – www.TrevorSpace.org Online chat/forums for youth ages 13-24
AMAZE – www.AMAZE.org AMAZE takes the awkward out of sex ed. Real info in fun, animated videos that give you all the answers you actually want to know about sex, your body and relationships.
Love is Respect – www.LoveIsRespect.org “Love is confusing, we’re here to help.”
Get Real – www.GetRealEducation.org Get Real: Comprehensive Sex Education That Works is a unique curriculum designed for implementation in both middle and high schools. Get Real emphasizes social and emotional skills as a key component of healthy relationships and responsible decision making.
MPAL – www.manchesterpoliceathleticleague.org/ – MPAL connects cops and kids through free athletic, educational, and enrichment instruction to help kids make the right choices and become productive members of the community.
Waypoint –www.waypointnh.org -nonprofit agency which services includes– adoption, prenatal support, parent education/family empowerment, child care, mental health counseling, family preservation, foster care, homeless youth continuum and many more!
Office of Youth Services in Manchester – www.manchesternh.gov/youth – (Office of Youth Services) Helps with Crisis intervention, Support for students and caregivers, Coordination of services and programs.