Parents can play a vital role in helping their teens prevent unintended pregnancy. Talk with your teens about sexual health and contraceptive methods, including emergency birth control. Effective parent-child communication is key to helping your teens to make good decisions. It is also important to support your teen's right to get complete sexual health information and services in a confidential and safe manner. Below, you will find more detailed information about emergency birth control.
- Learn the facts about emergency birth control.
- Help your teens to make good decisions. Be an askable parent.
- You can do a lot in your community to educate young people and help them get sexual health information and services, including emergency birth control pills. Get involved!
- Understand the law in South Carolina as it relates to emergency birth control pills.
- Did you know that women can prevent a pregnancy by taking emergency birth control pills after rape or sexual assault? Learn how.
- Click here to find information about other organizations, resources and hotlines.
- Learn more about the research on emergency birth control.
- Learn more about adolescent reproductive and sexual health issues.
- Read and order our publications or download our simple-to-follow PowerPoint (in PDF) for more information on EC.
- Learn more about the South Carolina Emergency Contraception Initiative.