Share This Event. Case managers, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, licensed professional counselors, educators, school personnel, mental health professionals, clinicians, nurses, health and human service practitioners and other interested health care professionals. In this event participants will enjoy a minute play prepared by students from Northwest School of the Arts with vignettes about teen health issues including: dating violence, bullying, substance use, mental health and sexual health. The participants will then be led in a training that brings the issues in the play to practice. This presentation will explore issues related to working with adolescents, particularly addressing issues related to mental health, bullying, substance use and sexual health. Participants will first view the play, The Big Picture, a youth initiative solely written and performed by adolescent youth, in partnership with Teen Health Connection.
Brittany R. Thomas , MD
Board Member | Teen Health Connection | SHARE Charlotte
Best care for kids and adults. Both health systems are renowned for their clinical expertise and the school of medicine is nationally recognized for its medical education programs and research. With the strategic combination now complete, the collective vision to transform medical education, expand patient-centered research and innovation, and define the next generation of clinical excellence becomes a reality. Learn more.
Teen Health Connection is a healthcare practice that provides a safe, family-centered environment for all adolescents, ages 11 to Services include comprehensive medical and mental healthcare along with health education that is delivered to teens when they need it, as they need it with a focus on substance abuse prevention and teen pregnancy prevention. The healthcare provided is tailored to the unique needs of teens during a time in their lives when life can be confusing and difficult to navigate. Teen Health Connection also offers outreach education and prevention programs for teens and parents in the community. Through our comprehensive medical and mental healthcare and prevention education programs, Teen Health Connection strives to reach its vision: every adolescent empowered to be healthy, safe and successful.
Everyone deserves to be their best, most authentic self. We offer a variety of treatment options for gender-diverse children, adolescents and young adults. Call By educating families, communities and schools, we advocate to make sure your child gets the same level of respect and acceptance everywhere, as they do here. In addition to the support in our office, we connect your child to community and national groups, such as:.