Helping Young People Make Better Choices
Who are we?
We are educators who want to change the lives of our young people and enable them to be all they can be.
AFHF provides and promotes both virtual and classroom programs in Sexual Risk Avoidance for families and communities across Northeast Mississippi, including Alcorn, Benton, Lee, Prentiss, Tippah, and Tishomingo counties.
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The purpose of the Sexual Risk Avoidance Education (SRAE) Program is to fund projects to implement sexual risk avoidance education that teaches participants how to voluntarily refrain from non-marital sexual activity. SRAE Programs also teach the benefits associated with:
success sequencing for poverty prevention
resisting sexual coercion
avoiding dating violence
resisting youth risk behaviors such as:
illicit drug use
From the HHS-SRA website.
Do You Know What A Healthy Relationship Looks Like? Check out these websites:
Am I A Good Boyfriend/Girlfriend Find out here at LoveisRespect.org
Do you know what an abusive relationship looks like? Take the Quiz at LoveisRespect.org
Five Signs of an abusive relationship:
They try to isolate you from friends and family.
They often insult or belittle you, sometimes calling it “joking”.
They intimidate by their speech or actions.
They are extremely jealous of your time, relationships and/or aspirations.
- They manipulate your emotions to make you feel guilty.
For Alcorn, Tippah, and Itawamba counties, contact Alesha Knight at firstname.lastname@example.org
For Benton, Lee, Prentiss, and Tishomingo counties contact Tracy Barber at email@example.com