Adolescent Health

adolescent health team

The Richmond City Health District – Adolescent & School Health Program offers school and community-based health educational services throughout the City of Richmond. Our health education and promotion services are designed to reduce youth health risk indicators through the promotion of the life-skills that motivate young people and encourages healthy lifestyle choices. Helping Youth to Prevent Pregnancy (HYPP) is a teenage pregnancy prevention program that has been specifically developed for Richmond Youth and parents in an effort to address sexual risk-taking behaviors. We work with Richmond Public Schools, Richmond Community of Caring Initiative, Community in Schools, and community-based youth serving agencies. Call (804) 205-3902 for information.

We focus on helping adolescents make healthy choices about their future and creating a supportive environment for adolescent health education throughout the City of Richmond.