Teen Health Program

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Mission Statement

The Navajo County Teen Health Program’s mission is to increase awareness of teen health issues by offering education to teens and their parents to increase their

  • Knowledge
  • Skills
  • Abilities

surrounding sexual health, and their risky behaviors so that they make informed decisions about their health and well-being.  Our target age group is age eleven to young adults and their parents/guardians.

  • The program uses evidence based curriculum in the schools, in afterschool programs, community outreach settings and in the Juvenile Detention Center.  This curricula has been proven to delay sexual activity, prevent teen pregnancy, and
    promote healthy relationships.
  • We also offer the Teen Outreach Program (TOP®) an evidence based leadership program promoting community service learning.
  • Partner with community based groups to provide educational prevention programs to teens regarding a host of issues surrounding teen risk-taking behaviors.
  • Educate parents and adult care-givers about teen sexual health and communicating with their children about this sensitive subject.
  • Educate teens within the Navajo County Juvenile Detention System to foster behavior change and enhance protective factors related to risk-taking behaviors.

 

Contact

For more information contact:

Amy Stradling - Program Manager
Email: amy.stradling@navajocountyaz.gov
Phone: (928) 532-6050
Heather Lucas - Program Coordinator
Email: heather.lucas@navajocountyaz.gov
Phone: (928) 532-6050