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UMSL: CURVE THE URGE SUMMER SESSIONS

Reserve your spot for UMSL's popular abstinence program, Curve the Urge! This two day Summer Camp begins on June 10th at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm & continues June 11th from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.

CURVE THE URGE is an abstinence-only prevention program for African American youth. This sexual risk avoidance education initiative is designed to teach youth strategies to help them voluntarily refrain from having sex and strengthen their focus on education and developmental goals, hopes and  dreams.

Program Features

  • FREE for participation for youth ages 12 and 17, including parent participation workshops.
  • Teaches youth the benefits of abstinence, and how abstinence is the only sure way of preventing teenage pregnancy and contracting HIV and STDs.
  • Teaches youth how to resist the pressure they may experience from peers in regards to sexual activity.
  • Free on- and off-site counseling services.
  • Free  HIV and STD testing.
  • Free daily meals provided.
  • $10 gift cards for survey completion. (3 opportunities)
  • Free Curve the Urge t-shirt.
  • Regular prize drawings.
  • Certificate of Completion.

Session Dates
(Participants must attend both days)

  • Session 1: June 10, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. & June 11, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Curve The Urge is sponsored by the University of Missouri - St. Louis | Missouri Institute of Mental Health and the Family & Youth Services Bureau.

Monday, June 10, 2019 at 9:00am to 6:00pm

Lucas Hall (LH)
1 University Blvd., St. Louis, Mo. 63121-4400

Event Type

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Community, Service and Outreach, Recreation, Health and Wellness, Summer Programs

Target Audience

General Public

Website

https://www.curvetheurge.org

Cost

FREE OF CHARGE

Group
Missouri Institute of Mental Health
Department
Social Work
Contact Name

Morgan Bradley

Contact Phone

3145168487

Contact Email

morgan.bradley@mimh.edu

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