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Health Education Program:
504-656-4648/504-658-4550
SMARTS:
504-717-9415/504-428-9748
Other questions:
504-264-3161 info@4realhealth.org

Program Overview

Health Education Program

    • For youth ages 14-18 in Orleans Parish

    • Trained health educators work to improve teens’ knowledge and skills they need to avoid risky sexual behaviors while also promoting a healthy lifestyle through good nutrition and physical activity.

The Health Education program includes two programs at NO CHARGE with eight classes each that specifically:

  • Give teens skills to delay sexual involvement and reduce exposure to HIV

  • Teach teens accurate information about HIV, including means of transmission, how to prevent it and how it affects our community

  • Teach teens the correct way to use a condom, how to be assertive, including how to refuse unwanted sexual activity, problem solving and how to reduce risk of pregnancy and sexually transmitted infection

  • Motivate and teach teens how to make healthy foods and healthy food choices

  • Introduce teens to easy and effective ways of getting regular exercise


 

Why is this important ?

  • The program gives teens the tools they need to make smart decisions about sex and healthy lifestyles.


 

For more information, program locations and times or to enroll

Call (504) 656-4648 or (504) 658-4550


 

Privacy:

All youth participant information, records, documents and discussions are confidential and not shared with outside institutions or individuals without written permission, in accordance with the Privacy Rule from the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)


 

Staying Mature and Responsible Toward Sex (SMARTS) Program


 

  • For female youth ages 14-19 in Orleans Parish

  • Trained health educators work individually with teens in improving their knowledge and skills needed to avoid risky sexual behaviors which can lead to sexually transmitted infections and/or pregnancy


 

Through 30-50 minute one-on-one discussions at NO CHARGE, held at the clinic visited, a trained health educator may:

  • Discuss female sexual health such as anatomy, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and prevention of STIs and unintended pregnancies.

  • Empower teens by teaching them how to make safer choices regarding sexual partners and activity. This includes providing free condoms and teaching how to use them correctly.


 

Why is this important ?

By providing education and skills about pregnancy and STI prevention teens will be empowered to make healthy decisions regarding sex.


 

For more information or to enroll

Contact a Health Educator at (504) 241-0105 or (504) 717-9415


 

Privacy:

All youth participant information, records, documents and discussions are confidential and not shared with outside institutions or individuals without written permission, in accordance with the Privacy Rule from the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Locations

LSU Tiger Care Clinic
1661 Canal Street Suite 1200
New Orleans, LA 70119

A Woman's Place
5640 Read Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70122

Funded by the US Department of Health and Human Services, 4Real Health, an Orleans Teen Pregnancy Prevention Project (OTPPP), is a collaborative initiative facilitated by the Louisiana Public Health Institute to address the prevention of teenage pregnancy, HIV, and other sexually transmitted infections through implementation of evidence-based curricula.