Alabama State Health
Alabama Title V Office
Alabama Department of Public Health, Bureau of
Family Health Services
RSA Tower, Suite 1362
P. O. Box 303017
Montgomery, Ala. 36130-3017
Fern Shinbaum at (334) 206-2977
Alabama Abstinence Education Plan
National Maternal & Child
Health Clearinghouse; State Resources
http://www.mchb.hrsa.gov/: Maternal and Child Health Bureau
www.nmchc.org: National Maternal and Child Health
Number: (888) 434-4MCH.
http://mchb.hrsa.gov/data/: Maternal and Child
Health Bureau. Title V is administered by the Maternal and Child
Health Bureau (MCHB) as part of the Health Resources and Services
Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
http://www.nmchc.org/html/states.htm: State resource links.
http://www.mchb.hrsa.gov/programs/adolescents/abstinence.htm: Special Projects of Regional and National
Significance: Community-Based Abstinence Education under Title V of the
Social Security Act.
& Child Health Director
Miller MD MPH; FACO Director
Department of Public Health
Bureau of Family Health Services
Monroe St, RSA Tower, Suite 1368
(334) 206-5661; (334) 206-2950
Transmitted Disease Map of Statistics
CDC Data and
National Profile, Chlamydia 2004.
http://www.cdc.gov/std/stats/gonorrhea.htm: CDC National Profile, Gonorrhea
National Profile, Syphilis 2004.
http://www.cdc.gov/std/stats/otherstds.htm: CDC National
Profile, Other STDs 2004.
HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report, 2004.
http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/pubs/Facts/At-A-Glance.htm: HIV/AIDS At A
http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/stats/hasr1402/table12.htm: Persons reported to be living with HIV
infection and with AIDS, by state and age group, reported through December 2002.
http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/stats/hasr1402/table14.htm: AIDS cases and annual rates per
100,000 population, by area and age group, reported through December 2002, United
Cases of HIV infection (not AIDS), by persons’ area of
residence and age category, reported through December 2002.
http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/stats/AIDS_CasesAnnual _Rates2002.pdf: AIDS cases by metropolitan area
and age, 2002.
of people living with AIDS at the end of 2001.
http://www.niaid.nih.gov/publications/stds.htm: National Institute of Allergy and
Infectious Diseases, fact sheets on sexually transmitted diseases.
http://www.adph.org/std/2kbyco.pdf: STDs by county, 2000.
HIV/AIDS by county, through December 2001.
HIV/AIDS by category, through December 2001.
Pregnancy Statistics And
Rates. Out-Of Wedlock Births,
http://www.childtrends.org/table2_99.asp: Birth rates for females 15-19 & pregnancy and
abortion rates for females 15-19 by state.
http://www.childtrends.org/table1_99.asp: Births to mother under age 20, births to unmarried
mothers, sexually active teens & teen births that are repeat births.
http://www.childtrends.org/factlink.asp: National Vital Statistics.
http://www.childtrends.org/PDF/FAAG2002.pdf: Facts at a glance 2002.
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr49/nvsr49_05.pdf: Births: Preliminary Data for 2000.
Births: Final data for 1999.
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/pubs/pubd/hus/tables/99hus022.pdf: National Fetal Deaths.
http://www.socio.com/data_arc/daappp_0.htm: Data archive on adolescent pregnancy.
http://www.teenpregnancy.org/usa/statebystate.htm: Teen Pregnancy State Statistics.
Estimated pregnancies and pregnancy rates by age of mother, 1999.
Fertility rates and age-specific birth rates, selected years 1940-1999.
Teenage pregnancy rates by county, 1999.
Resident births to teenagers and birth rates by county, 1999.
Number and percent of teenage births to unmarried women by county, 1999.
Infant deaths and mortality rates, 2000.
Alabama State Vital Statistics
Center for Health Statistics.
Alabama State Government Home Page Web Site
http://www.legislature.state.al.us/CodeofAlabama/1975/coatoc.htm: Beginning of Alabama Code
http://www.legislature.state.al.us/CodeofAlabama/1975/13297.htm: Alabama Criminal Codes
Sex Education & HIV Laws For
Behavior and Prevention of Illegal Drug Use:
http://www.legislature.state.al.us/CodeofAlabama/1975/16-40A-1.htm: Section 16-40A-1, Legislative findings,
http://www.legislature.state.al.us/CodeofAlabama/1975/16-40A-2.htm: Section 16-40A-2, Minimum contents to be
included in sex education program or curriculum.
Teaching of sex education
State Curricula For Sex Education
Adoption Laws and Procedure
http://www.legislature.state.al.us/CodeofAlabama/1975/128879.htm: Chapter 36: General provisions for
State Laws On Character Education
are no specific codes pertaining to character education; however the
abstinence plan being used currently for education relates to proper
behaviors until marriage. For
information on Alabama Abstinence Education use the web site below.
AAEP Information and Plan:
Age Of Sexual Consent Laws For
http://www.adfs.state.al.us/adfs/SART/laws.htm: Link to Sexual Assault codes for Alabama
The codes listed below all
show various ages of consent and definitions of a minor.
of consent, defined:
Parental consent to
performing abortion upon minor:
Statutory Rape Laws For Alabama
http://www.adfs.state.al.us/adfs/SART/laws.htm: Link to Statutory Rape codes for Alabama
6, Offenses Involving Danger to a Person:
Article 4 Sexual Offenses
Rape in the first degree:
Rape in the second degree:
“A child physical offense,
sexual offense, and exploitation” defined:
Sexual Assault Laws For Alabama
abuse in the first degree:
abuse in the second degree:
Sodomy Laws For Alabama
in the first degree:
in the second degree:
Sexual Harassment Laws For
Alabama Code does not use the specific terminology “Sexual Harassment,” but
often refers back to the Sexual Abuse and Child Abuse codes and also the
Harassment or harassing
Sexual Abuse Reporting Procedures
& Requirements For Alabama
Reporting Procedures For The State of Alabama:
http://www.legislature.state.al.us/CodeofAlabama/1975/127821.htm: Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect
http://nccanch.acf.hhs.gov/: The National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and
Neglect Information is a national resource for professionals seeking
information on child maltreatment.
http://nccanch.acf.hhs.gov/general/legal/index.cfm: National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse
and Neglect Information; Links on this site show you overviews of
state-by-state statutes and reporting laws.
The following web site and e-mail address provide links to this site,
contact person information and the main office address and phone number for
the National Clearinghouse:
http://www.childhelpusa.org/report_local.htm: Childhelp USA
Legal Age Of Marriage Allowed
Without Parental Consent Laws For Alabama
Age of Marriage Allowed
Without Parental Consent:
http://www.legislature.state.al.us/CodeofAlabama/1975/30-1-4.htm: Minimum age for contracting marriage.
http://www.legislature.state.al.us/CodeofAlabama/1975/30-1-5.htm: Consent of parents and bond required for
marriage of certain minors.
http://www.legislature.state.al.us/CodeofAlabama/1975/30-1-6.htm: Solemnization of marriage of parties under
age of consent or within prohibited degrees, etc.
http://www.divorcereform.org/ala.html: (5) If one or both of the parties are
minors, the written consent or authorization of those persons required under
Section 30-1-5 to consent to or authorize the marriage of minors.
State Office for Family Research
http://www.frc.org/: Home page web site for the Family Research
http://www.alabamapolicy.org/: Alabama Family Alliance 402 Office Park
Dr., #300, Birmingham, AL 35223, (205) 870-9900