Airs November 11 at 9:00 pm CST on MPB TV.
Available online immediately following the premiere.
Encore broadcast on November 15 at 5:00 pm CST on MPB TV.
Teen pregnancy rates in Mississippi are some of the highest in the nation. This week, we will take a look at the striking facts about teen pregnancy in the state as well as common myths.
Dr. Rick talks with Governor Phil Bryant and other government officials about the severity of the problem and the impact that it has on our state.
Governor Bryant has made Mississippi's teen pregnancy crisis one of his main focuses. Governor Bryant is concerned not only about the effect that teen pregnancy has on the mothers and their children, but also about the role of the fathers. In an interview with Dr. Rick, State Health Officer Dr. Mary Currier focuses on the impact that teen pregnancy has on public health in Mississippi. Dr. David Dzielak, Executive Director of the Mississippi Division of Medicaid, talks with Dr. Rick about the costs of teen pregnancy to the state of Mississippi.
Tune in Tuesday, November 11th, at 9pm on MPB TV.
• Carol Penick, Executive Director, Women’s Fund of Mississippi
• Jamie Bardwell, Program Director, Women’s Fund of Mississippi
This episode of Southern Remedy will be available for online viewing on November 11 at 9:30 pm CST.