myHealth provides educational presentations to young people, parents, community members, and professionals in 118 separate locations, 68 schools, and 21 school districts, throughout Hennepin, Carver and Scott counties.

Programs for Young People

Classroom Presentations:

myHealth is committed to providing young people in our community with information on a variety of topics surrounding health and well-being. Our Health Educators are ready to help give your classroom a more in-depth understanding on a variety of topics.

  • Abstinence
  • Safer Sex
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs/STD)
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Healthy relationships
  • Teen Pregnancy
  • Sexual Decision Making
  • Friendship and Dating
  • Puberty
  • Cyber Safety
  • Healthy Body Image
  • Sexuality (Introduction to LGBTQ)

Youth Development Groups:

In addition to classroom presentations, we facilitate small multi-session youth development workshops with students. The youth development groups are 6-8 weekly sessions. The safety of a smaller groups allows comprehensive learning when discussing sensitive topics such as healthy relationships, teen pregnancy prevention, safer sex methods, STI transmission and prevention, goal setting, stress management, etc.

Resources

Programs for Parents

myHealth actively supports parents with children of all ages who want to stay actively engaged in their child’s life. The chance a young person will make healthier choices as a teen or young adult increases when parents create a strong foundation of communication about family values and expectations alongside accurate and age appropriate information. To that end, we provide a variety of parent education opportunities. Yearly, myHealth‚Äôs educators present parenting information and resources to hundreds of parents. Schedule a class for your friends group, faith community, PTO group, or book club!

Topics Include:

  • Discussing puberty or sexuality
  • Parenting in the 21st century
  • Navigating parenting and social networking
  • The teen dating scene
  • Parents and children connecting
  • Managing the stress of parenting
  • Parenting an LGBTQ child
  • Preparing for your child to leave the nest
  • Sex Ed for people with disabilities

Professional Development for Educators

myHealth education staff is available to provide presentations to educational professionals, particularly related to the area of best practices in serving specific groups of young people.

We will go anywhere that is dedicated to serving youth and young adults. We just need a leader to schedule a presentation. Our educators can lead presentations in small and large group settings.

Topics Include:

  • Navigating Sensitive Conversations
  • LGBTQA 101 and Inclusive Practices
  • Trauma-informed Support Model
  • Restorative Teaching Practices
  • And More!