Dr. Mercier: Comprehensive Sex-Ed Helps Teens Stay Healthy

November 26, 2012

Rebecca Mercier, MD, MPHIn a letter to Raleigh’s News & Observer, Leadership Training Academy Fellow Rebecca Mercier, MD, MPH, celebrated a drop in North Carolina’s teen pregnancy rate.

Dr. Mercier attributed the decline in part to her state’s comprehensive, school-based sex education programs—”teenagers receive the information they need to make healthy decisions and protect their futures.”