A. About the Emergency Contraception Initiative
1. South Carolina Emergency Contraception Initiative Project Brochure (PDF | Order)
A brochure describing the South Carolina EC Initiative, including the significance of and need for the project, services available through the project (resources, technical assistance and training), and contact information.
B. General Education about Emergency Birth Control Pills
2. Emergency Birth Control Pills: The Facts (HTML | PDF | Order)
A fact sheet documenting the need for EC in South Carolina and an overview of what EC is, how it works, and side effects. Includes position statements from leading medical organizations.
3. Emergency Birth Control Pills: A Selected, Annotated Bibliography (HTML | PDF | Order)
A resource guide to Web sites, articles, and reports on emergency birth control pills.
C. Educational Materials for Professionals
4. Emergency Birth Control Pills: A Word from Medical Professionals (HTML | PDF | Order)
A resource guide to emergency birth control pills describing appropriate regimens, mechanism of action, efficacy, safety, screening, and side effects. Includes position statements of prominent medical organizations and guidelines for providing youth-friendly services in health care settings.
5. Questions and Answers about Emergency Birth Control Pills: A Guide for Health Care Providers (HTML | PDF | Order)
A resource to help health care providers correct widely-held misconceptions and answer frequently asked questions about how emergency birth control pills work.
6. Pharmacists and Emergency Birth Control (HTML | PDF)
A guide to emergency birth control pills describing recent FDA decision, mechanism of action, efficacy, safety, screening, and side effects. Includes the position statement from American Pharmacists Association and offers guidelines for providing youth-friendly customer service in pharmacies.
7. Emergency Birth Control Pills: The Role of Educators and Youth Serving Professionals (HTML | PDF)
A guide to emergency birth control pills for teachers and youth serving professionals. Includes an interactive, experiential lesson plan and leader’s guide to teach young people about the myths and facts.
8. Emergency Birth Control Pills: Improving Access at College Health Centers (coming soon)
A guide for college health centers on how to best serve the needs of women seeking emergency contraception.
9. Registration Form for Directory of Health Care Providers and Pharmacists (HTML | PDF | Order)
Instructs health care providers and pharmacists on how they may register with the Not-2-Late hotline and Web site (www.not-2-late.com). Young women use this directory to learn where they may access emergency birth control pills. This national directory offers information by zip code.
D. Educational Resources for Young Women about Emergency Birth Control Pills
10. Morning After Poster (Order)
A poster designed to raise awareness about emergency contraception. Includes a few facts about EC and how it can be obtained.
11. Emergency Birth Control Pills: A Pamphlet for Young Women (Order)
A brochure on EC for young women ages 16-24 describing what EC is, how it works, side effects, and how to obtain it. Includes information on sexual assault, the South Carolina EC Web site address, the Not-2-Late Hotline and Web site, and project contact information.
12. Emergency Birth Control Pills: Wallet Cards (set of 50) (Order)
A wallet-sized card with information on emergency birth control. Includes the Website address of the national directory of pharmacies and health care providers.
13. Information Display for Health Care Settings and Pharmacies (for pamphlets and wallet cards) (Order)
A stand-up 8.5 x 11 cardboard display to hold pamphlets and wallet cards about emergency birth control. To be displayed in health care settings and pharmacies.
E. Stickers and other Promotional Items
14. Key Chains (Order)
15. Pens (Order)
16. Post-It notes (Order)
17. Mugs (Order)
18. Computer Calendars (Order)
19. Plastic Bags
A six-minute DVD providing up-to-date information about emergency birth control pills. Features stories from young women as well as interviews with physicians and sexual assault service providers. (Order)