BrdsNBz NE Florida now available

Jan 15, 2013  •   Written by Erin Addington   •  no comments

BrdsNBz NE Florida is now available to teens in the region. The new service provides confidential, factually accurate answers to sexual health questions via text message for teens 12-18 years old.

The service is free (standard text message rates may apply), anonymous and provides real-time responses. To utilize the program, teens can text NEFLTeen to 66746 to opt-in to the service and then submit their question. Health educators with more than 40 years of combined public health experience respond to questions within 24 hours.

BrdsNBz NE Florida is available to teens in Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau and St. Johns counties. The service is available locally through the Healthy Start Coalition. The BrdsNBz National Text Line System is a public-private partnership between APPCNC and OneSeventeen Media/KidThrive.org.

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